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

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

(Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth).
  • Charlottesville: Bibliographical Society of the University of Virginia, (1985).
  • 8vo.
  • cloth, dust jacket.
  • liii, 192 pages.
  • ISBN: 0813910390

Price: $26.50  other currencies

Order Nr. 53821

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.