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Bussy D'Ambois : By George Chapman - N. S. Brooke

Bussy D'Ambois

By George Chapman

By: N. S. Brooke (Editor)

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Published: 1st March 1999
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This edition of George Chapman's tragedy differs from all other modern editions in being based primarily on the Quarto of 1607 in preference to the much revised Quarto of 1641. N.S. Brooke believes that the earlier text gives a more certain indication of Chapman's intentions and he has supported that view in his introduction, where he presents a bibliographical and critical study of the play. The divergences between the texts of 1607 and 1641 are set out clearly in this volume, which includes the usual textual and critical apparatus found in the Revels series.

General Editor's Prefacep. xi
Prefacep. xiii
Abbreviationsp. xv
Introductionp. xix
Chapman's Careerp. xix
Bussy D'Amboisp. xxvi
The Dramatic Modep. xxvi
The Dramatic Poetryp. xxix
The Dramatic Charactersp. xxxiii
The Structural Outlinep. xxxv
The Development of the Playp. xxxvii
Stage and Critical Historyp. liv
Datep. lvii
Sourcesp. lix
The Textp. lx
Modern Editionsp. lxxiv
Bussy D'Amboisp. 1
Appendices
Prologue and Epilogue from the 1641 textp. 147
Latin passages contributing to Bussy D'Amboisp. 149
Printer's corrections in the Quartosp. 159
Index to Annotationsp. 161
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ISBN: 9780719056963
ISBN-10: 0719056969
Series: The Revels Plays
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 1st March 1999
Publisher: Manchester University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 13.8  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.32
Edition Number: 3