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Author Amours, Francois Joseph, 1841-1910

Title Scottish alliterative poems in riming stanzas [microform] / edited with introduction, appendix, notes, and glossary, by F.J. Amours.

Imprint Edinburgh ; London : W. Blackwood and sons, 1897.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Basement Library of English Literature Microfiche Cabinets  LEL 20854    ---  Available
Description xc, 481 p. ; 22 cm.
Series Scottish Text Society. Publications, no. 27, 38
Library of English literature ; LEL 20854
Note Published originally in two parts, 1892-1897.
The editor ascribes the "Awntyrs off Arthure" and the "Pistill of Susan" to Huchown of the Awle ryale; the ascription is disputed.
The Pistill of Susan is the story of Susanna as given in the Vulgate, Daniel, XIII. The notes include the Vulgate text, and Wycliffe's version.
Contents Introduction -- Knightly tale of Golagros and Gawane -- Buke of the Howlat [by] Sir Richard Holland] from the Asloan ms -- Rauf Collyear, from the ed. of 1572 -- The Awntyrs off Arthure at the terne Wathelyn [2 texts: Douce ms. 324, Bodl, libr.; Thornton ins.] -- The P'istill of Susan [Vernon ins.] -- Appendix. Pistill of Susan; four versions from ms. of the 15th century -- Notes -- Glossary -- Index of names.
Reproduction Microfiche. Chicago, Ill. : Library Resources, inc., 1970. 1 microfiche : positive ; 8 x 13 cm. (Library of English literature ; LEL 20854)
Note s 1970 ilu n
Subject English poetry -- Scottish authors.
English language -- Middle English, 1100-1500 -- Glossaries, vocabularies, etc.
English language -- Dialects -- Scotland.
Added Author Holland, Richard, Sir, active 1450.
Huchown, active 14th century.
Added Title Golagros and Gawane.
Rauf Coilyear.
Awatyrs of Arthure.
Pistill of Susan.

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