The Growth of the Idylls of the King (Signed Copy)

Jones, Richard Foster

Published by J. B. Lippincott Company, Philadelphia, 1895
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161 pp, preface, I. THE SUBJECT OF THE IDYLLS OF THE KING: 1. A Similarity to Goethe's "Faust," 2. The Methods of Exposition applied to Goethe's "Faust," 3. The Arthur Legend, its Development and Dissemination, 4. The Necessity for finding Tennyson's Sources, and the Method, 5. Tennyson's Use of his Sources, and Comparisons with other Treatments by Other Poets. II. THE BEGINNINGS OF THE IDYLLS OF THE KING: 1. A Description of the Early Copies, 2. The Variations in the Early Texts, 3. Manuscript Revisions not Adopted, 4. A Summary of Variations in the Text, 5. A Discussion of the Variations in the Text. III. THE COMPLETED IDYLLS OF THE KING: 1. The "Idylls of the King" as an Organic Unity, 2. A List of Variations Between the First Editions and the Last Edition of the "Idylls of the KIng," 3. The Growth in the Plan of the Poem as Indicated by Changes make in the Language, 4. the Growth in the Plan as Indicated by the Chaanges made in Consequence of the INtroduction of the Allegory, 5. The Philological Study of the Poetry of Tennyson. Appendix: 1. A Hitherto Unpublished Version of Tennyson's "To the Queen, 2. Tennyson's Punctuation and use of Capital Letters, 3. Is There Another "57 Copy in Existence? First Edition, 1895. Inscribed on ffep: "To Miss Marrie Karr With the regards of her friend, the author. Swarthmore College March 2/'95. Age- darkened spine and some edges, but gilt lettering is still bright and clear. A brief review from the London Bookman at the time of publication on front pastedown, else, Pristine Interior. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Green cloth with gilt figure and borders on front board and gilt lettering to spine. Size: 8vo. Bookseller Inventory # 001678

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Title: The Growth of the Idylls of the King (Signed...

Publisher: J. B. Lippincott Company, Philadelphia

Publication Date: 1895

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Very Good +

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Edition: First Edition.

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