The Thracian wonder

Title

The Thracian wonder [Electronic resource] : a comical history : as it hath been several times acted with great applause / written by John VVebster and VVilliam Rowley

Author

Webster, John, 1580?-1625?; Rowley, William, 1585?-1642?

Editor

Nolan, Michael (ed.)

Availability

Distributed by the University of Oxford under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.

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Languages

English

Editorial Practice

Encoding format: Plain text (with flagging)

Old spelling retained

Original codes for unnumbered leaves retained (e.g. <A2>). These are rererred to in the third file as a reference for finding the positions of the editorial decisions within the text

LC keywords

Plays -- England -- 17th century

Extent
  • designation: Text data
  • size: (3 files : ca. 5.87, 156, 1.42 KB)
Source Description

The Thracian wonder : a comical history : as it hath been several times acted with great applause / written by John VVebster and VVilliam Rowley Webster, John, 1580?-1625?; Rowley, William, 1585?-1642? [60] p. ; 19 cm. (4to) Printed by Tho. Johnson, and are to be sold by Francis Kirkman London: 1661

Note: Based on Robert Greene's Menaphon (1589), itself based on William Warner's Albions England (1586)

Note: Reissued the same year along with A cure for a cuckold with the collective title Two new playes (Wing W1225)

Notes

Mode of access: Online. OTA website

Publication based on this text: The tracian wonder / by William Rowley and Thomas Heywood ; a critical edition by Michael Nolan. -- Salzburg : Institut für Anglistik und Amerikanistik, Universität Salzburg ; Portland, Or. : Distributed by International Specialised Book Services, 1997. -- lxi, 218 p. ; 21 cm. -- (Salzburg studies in English literature. Elizabethan & Renaissance studies ; 123).

Contents: File 1. The text [by the editor concerning the 1661 editions of the text that he consulted] ; File 2. The Thracian wonder ; File 3. Old-spelling apparatus [contains editorial decisions regarding spelling and punctuation ambiguities in the printed editions]

"The play's title-page credits John Webster and William Rowley, but the attribution is now rejected. The Thracian wonder is probably either a solo or collaborative effort of William Rowley, but John Webster seems not to have helped."--from the editor's letter of deposit

Permanent URL

http://purl.ox.ac.uk/ota/2075