The Earthly Paradise: Supplementary Materials

Sources and Possible Sources for The Earthly Paradise:


Apollonius Rhodius. The Argonautica. New York: Macmillan Co., 1912. Loeb Classical Library.
Apuleius, The Metamorphoses or Golden Ass, trans. H. E. Butler. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1910.
“The Mountain of Venus,” Sabine Baring-Gould, Curious Myths of the Middle Ages. London, Oxford, and Cambridge: Rivingtons, 1866, 196-208.

“The Terrestrial Paradise,” Sabine Baring-Gould, Curious Myths of the Middle Ages. London, Oxford and Cambridge: Rivingtons, 1866, 229-241.

Boccaccio, Giovanni.The Decameron. Trans. Richard Aldington. London: J. P. Putnam’s Sons, 1930.

Bollandus, Joannes and Henscheim, Godefidus. Acta Sanctorum . . . . Paris: V. Palme, 1863. Tom. 4.

Browning, Robert. The Works of Robert Browning, with intro. by F. G. Kenyon. 10 vols. London: Smith, Elder and Co., 1912.

Carlyle, Thomas. Past and Present. London: Chapman and Hall, 1843.

Caxton, William, trans. The Recuyell of the Historyes of Troye, Written in French by Raoul Lefevre. Ed. H. Oskar Sommer, vol. 1. London: D. Nutt, 1894. 2 vols.

Chaucer, Geoffrey. The Complete Works of Geoffrey Chaucer. Ed. F. N. Robinson. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1933.

Dasent, George Webbe. Popular Tales from the Norse. Edinburgh: Edmonston and Douglass, 1854. (Translations from the Norske folkeventry collected by MM. Asbjornsen and Moe).

Froissart, Sir John. Chronicles of England, France, Spain and the adjoining Countries. . . . Trans. Thomas Johnes. 2 vols. London: William Smith, 1848.

Grimm, Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm. German Popular Stories. Trans. By Edgar Taylor from Kinder und Haus Marchen, collected by M. G. from the oral tradition. 2 vols. London: C. Baldwin, 1823.

Herodotus, trans. George Rawlinson. The Greek Historians. Ed. Francis R. Godolphin. Vol. 1. New York: G. P. Putnam’s Sons, 1893.

Irving, Washington. The Life and Voyages of  Christopher Columbus. New York: Burt, 1902.

Keats, John. The Poems of John Keats. Ed. Miriam Allott. London: Longmans, 1970.

Kingsley, Charles.  Andromeda, and Other Poems. Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1858.

Kingsley, Charles.  The Heroes; or Greek Fairy Tales.  2nd edition. Cambridge and London: Macmillan and Co., 1859.

Lane, Edward William, trans. The Arabian Nights’ Entertainments. London: C. Knight and Co., 1841. 3 vols.

Lemprière, John. A Classical Dictionary. . . . A new edition, revised Rev. T. Smith. London: T. Allman, 1847.

Magnússon, Magnus and Hermann Pálsson, Laxdaela Saga, trans. with an introduction. Harmondsworth, Middlesex: Penguin, 1969.

Mallet, P. H. Northern Antiquities: or a description of the manners, customs, religions and laws of the ancient Danes and other Northern Nations. . . . Trans. from new ed. Revised by J. A. Blackwell. London: 1847: Bohn’s Antiquarian Library.

Mandeville, John. The Voiage and Travaile of Sir John Maundeville. Ed.  J. O. Halliwell. London: E. Lumley, 1839.

Ovid. Metamorphoses. Trans. Frank Justus Miller. London: Heinemann, 1929.  2 vols.  Loeb Classical Library.

Rossetti, Dante G. Poems. London: F. S. Ellis, 1870.

Schlauch, Margaret, trans. The Saga of the Volsungs; The Saga of Ragnar Lodbrok, together with the Lay of Kraka. New York:  Norton, 1930. Scandinavian Classics, vol. 35.

Sturluson, Snorre. Heimskringla. The Olaf Sagas. Trans. Samuel Laing. 3 vols. London: Longmans, 1844. Rpt.  London: J.  M. Dent, 1915.

Tennyson, Alfred. The Poems of Tennyson.  Ed. Christopher Ricks.  London: Longmans, 1969.

Thorpe, Benjamin. Northern Mythology. 3 vols. London: Edward Lumley, 1851.

Thorpe, Benjamin. Yule-Tide StoriesA Collection of Scandinavian and North German Popular Tales and Traditions. London: n. p. 1888.

Tressan, Auszug von. Corps d’extraits de Romans de Chevaerie. Vol. 2. Paris, 1782.

De Varagine, Jacobus. The Golden Legend or Lives of the Saints, as Englished by William Caxton. Intro. F. S. Ellis. London: J. M. Dent, 1900. 7 vols.

William of Malmesbury. Chronicle of the Kings of England. Ed. J. A. Giles. London: Bohn’s Antiquarian Library, 1847.