Lyrical Ballads 1798: A Critical Edition, by William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge, edited by Wayne K. Chapman

April 15, 2011

ballads-300x404This edition engages with and acknowledges a number of precursor texts, the most evident being the four editions of Lyrical Ballads that mark the success of the once experimental verse that the poets ventured to publish, at first anonymously, in 1798, as well as the commemorative facsimiles published by David Nutt (London) and edited by prolific scholar, editor, and poet Edward Dowden (1843–1913).

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