The Anglo-Scottish Ballad and its Imaginary Contexts
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Contents
Index
Colophon: Half-Title, Title, Copyright, Dedication

Contents

References and Abbreviations

List of Illustrations

Preface

1. Where Is the Ballad?

2. On the Nature of Evidence

3. Textual Authority and the Sources of Variance

4. The Material Ballad

5. Sound and Writing

6. Agency, Intention, and the Problem of Version
(with a brief history of ballad editing)

7. Palimpsest or texte génétique

8. Afterword: ‘All her friends cried out for shame’

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Index