Academic journal article Medium Aevum

The Cycle of Guillaume d'Orange or Garin De Monglane: A Critical Bibliography

Academic journal article Medium Aevum

The Cycle of Guillaume d'Orange or Garin De Monglane: A Critical Bibliography

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Philip E. Bennett, The Cycle of Guillaume d'Orange or Garin de Monglane: A Critical Bibliography, Research Bibliographies and Checklists: New Series 6 (Woodbridge and Rochester, NY: Tamesis, 2004). xx + 175 pp. ISBN 1-8556-6105-5. £35.00/$60.00. This excellent and very welcome bibliography lists 815 items relating to the group of twenty-four poems collectively known as the cycle of Guillaume d'Orange. The work is divided into four sections: (A) 'Manuscript studies' (27 items); (B) 'Editions and studies of the cycle and of groups of poems' (134 items); (C) 'Editions and studies of individual poems' (547 items); (D) 'Studies of characters, topography, and themes' (107 items). The most substantial section (C) treats the poems alphabetically, from Aliscans to the Siège de Barbastre. This list instantly reveals those works which have been most edited and studied: La Chanson de Guillaume (117 items), Aliscans (61 items), Le Charroi de Nîmes (45 items). But of particular value is the fact that it shows which texts are clearly in need of further work: Bueves de Commarchis (3 items), Le Siège de Barbastre (4 items), Les Lnfances Renier (5 items), Guibert d'Adrenas (6 items), La Mort Aymeri de Narbonne (6 items), La Prise de Cordres et de Sebille (6 items). …

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