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Document ReferenceWLC/LM/6, ff.188-223
TitleHeldris de Cornuälle, 'Le Roman de Silence'; 1200-1250
Date1200-1250
Extent36 ff
LevelPiece
Access ConditionsAccess to the original volume is restricted; microfilm or digital surrogates can be made available in the Reading Room.
Content DescriptionThis is the only known copy of this work.

The tale is illustrated with 14 coloured miniatures.
LanguageFrench
Physical DescriptionPart of a larger volume; see the description for WLC/LM/6 for details.
Publication NotePublished editions: Lewis Thorpe (ed). Le Roman de Silence : a thirteenth-century Arthurian verse-romance (Cambridge : Heffer, 1972); edition with facing-page translation: Sarah Roche-Mardi (ed. and transl). Silence: A Thirteenth-Century French Romance (East Lansing: Colleagues, 1992). Modern English translation: F. Regina Psaki (ed). Le Roman de Silence. Garland Library of Medieval Literature 63 (New York : Garland, 1991)
Secondary literature: F. Lecoy, 'Le "Roman de Silence" d'Heldris de Cornualle,' Romania 99 (1978), 109-25; special issues of 'Arthuriana': Volume 7, number 2, Summer 1997, and Volume 12, number 1, Spring 2002, both ed. F. Regina Psaki; many other journal articles.
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