Sir Orfeo (Alan Bliss)
|Author||Edited and translated by Alan Bliss|
|Publisher||London: Oxford University Press; Oxford: Clarendon Press (2nd ed.)|
|Released||1954; 1966 (2nd ed.)|
Sir Orfeo is an edition of the Middle English poem "Sir Orfeo" by Alan Bliss. It prints all three manuscripts and reconstructs a thirty-eight line prologue.. The edition was first published in the Oxford English Monographs, of which J.R.R. Tolkien was a general editor.
From the Introduction
"[Bliss thanks Tolkien] whose penetrating scholarship is an inspiration to all who have worked with him" (p. vi)
- Anne Laskaya and Eve Salisbury (eds.), "Sir Orfeo: Introduction", at River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester. Retrieved 8 September 2010. Originally published in The Middle English Breton Lays, Kalamazoo, Michigan: Medieval Institute Publications, 1995.
- Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull (2006), The J.R.R. Tolkien Companion and Guide: Reader's Guide, p. 119
- Collecting Tolkien Books at Tolkienlibrary.com, as of 8 September 2010