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SHAPING OF LONGFELLOW'S JOHN ENDICOTT, A TEXTUAL HISTORY INCLUDING TWO EARLY VERSIONS. Edward L....
(Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth).

SHAPING OF LONGFELLOW'S JOHN ENDICOTT, A TEXTUAL HISTORY INCLUDING TWO EARLY VERSIONS.

Charlottesville: Bibliographical Society of the University of Virginia, (1985). 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. liii, 192 pages. First edition. The textual history of Longfellow's play John Endicott from its genesis in 1856 to its final form in 1872, as part of the trilogy Christus. Of the six texts of the play, the two that appear here for the first time are the prose version, A New England Tragedy and a verse version, Wenlock Christison. READ MORE

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                         CONTENTS

Foreword                                             vii 
Historical Introduction                               xi

TEXT                                                   1 
   The New England Tragedy                             3 
   Wenlock Christison                                 77 
   Comparison (Scene by Scene) of the Two Versions   130 
   Explanatory Notes                                 132

TEXTUAL APPARATUS                                    143 
   Textual Introduction                              145 
   Emendations                                       159 
   Textual Notes                                     164 
   Historical Collation                              166 
   Alterations                                       173 
   Word-Division                                     190

Index                                                191