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Lines of succession in an English ballad tradition: the publishing history and textual descent of The Wandering Jew’s chronicle

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This paper combines bibliography, book history and traditional textual criticism with phylogenetic analysis in order to infer the publishing history and textual descent of a short printed ballad history of England – The Wandering Jew’s Chronicle. Probably first published in 1634, The Wandering Jew’s Chronicle is usually known as a broadside ballad – a cheap, printed song-sheet – illustrated with woodcut portraits of kings and queens of England. It remained in print until ...

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10.1093/llc/fqv003

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University of Oxford
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Humanities Division - English Language and Literature
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University of Cambridge
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Digital Scholarship in the Humanities
Publication date:
2014-07-05
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2055-768X
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2055-7671
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uuid:21c84d6f-1dff-4188-b460-c4c5763d6a97
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ora:8775

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