Lines of succession in an English ballad tradition: the publishing history and textual descent of The Wandering Jew’s chronicle
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 ...Expand abstract
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- Giles Bergel et al.
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- This article has been accepted for publication in Digital Scholarship in the Humanities Published by Oxford University Press. This is the author's original version, it has not been peer reviewed. Please do not cite.
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