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An Old-Spelling Critical Edition of James Shirley's The Example



ISBN 9780429024306
Published July 17, 2019 by Routledge
342 Pages

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Originally published in 1987, An Old-Spelling Critical Edition of James Shirley's The Example, offers a critical examination of James Shirley's 1634 play, The Example, based on collating ten of the twenty-one copies of the play noted in Sir Walter Greg's Bibliography.

Table of Contents

Introduction.  1. The Text.  2. James Shirley (1956-1666).  3. Shirley's Dramatic Achievement (1625-1642).  4. The Example (1634).  The Example.  Textual Notes.  Press-Variants in Examined Copies of the Quarto (1637).  Emendations of Accidentals.  Collation of the Gifford and Dyce Edition (1833).

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William F. Jones