The Siege of Valencia: A Parallel Text Edition / Edition 1

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Overview

This parallel text edition of Felicia Hemans’s important dramatic poem presents the 1823 publication alongside a transcription of the original manuscript, offering a unique glimpse at her compositional process. Situated in medieval Spain, in the heat of Moorish-Christian conflicts, this complex political tragedy is both a rich historical narrative and a commentary by the poet on her own post-Napoleonic world.
The Broadview edition also includes selections of related poetry, excerpts from source texts, and contemporary reviews.

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Editorial Reviews

Stuart Curran University of Pennsylvania
"Wherever we encounter significant differences between a manuscript and the published version of a work, we are bound to be intrigued, but when they occur with a major drama that seems purposely and powerfully to have been stalemated by its author the result cannot but be fascinating. Presenting these texts with impeccable care, the editors open up the complex debate within Hemans's radical tragedy of love and honor to a large, modern audience, and its resonances will be heard over and over again in our continuing inquiry into the tensions within British Romanticism."
Nanora Sweet University of Missouri
"Depicting a city besieged and a family held hostage to a murderous chivalry, The Siege of Valencia is one of Hemans's most discussed works. This parallel edition shows the Romantic woman playwright at work, her scenes growing more austere, her language more telling. Wolfson and Fay document the full range of conflict and crisis surrounding the work: the tumultuous legend of El Cid, the French invasion of Spain in 1823, Hemans's own maternal passions, and the literary politics of her critics."
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781551114422
  • Publisher: Broadview Press
  • Publication date: 9/19/2002
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 315
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.68 (d)

Meet the Author

Susan J. Wolfson is a Professor of English at Princeton University. Elizabeth Fay is an Associate Professor of English at the University of Massachusetts, Boston.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Felicia Hemans: A Brief Chronology
Editorial Procedures
The Siege of Valencia, A Parallel Text
Appendix A: Songs of the Cid
Appendix B: The Chieftan’s Son
Appendix C: From Songs of Spain
Appendix D: From Poema del Cid
Appendix E: From Robert Southey’s Chronicle of the Cid
Appendix F: Letters by Felicia Dorothea Browne (later Hemans), 1808-09
Appendix G: Reviews and Reception
1. The London Literary Gazette, 1823
2. The Literary Museum, 1823
3. The British Critic, 1823
4. The British Review, 1823
5. New European Magazine, 1823
6. Monthly Review, 1823
7. North American Review, 1827
8. David Macbeth Moir, "Biographical Memoir," 1836
9. Henry F. Chorley, Memorials of Mrs. Hemans, 1836
10. William Archer Butler, "Introductory Notice," 1838
11. Jane Williams, The Literary Women of England, 1861
12. W.M. Rossetti, "Prefatory Notice," 1873; 1878
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