Thomas Nelson Page | Critical Essay by John R. Roberson

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SOURCE: "The Manuscript of Page's 'Marse Chan,'" in Studies in Bibliography, Papers of the Bibliographical Society of the University of Virginia, Vol. 9, edited by Fredson Bowers, Bibliographical Society of the University of Virginia, 1957, pp. 259-62.

Roberson discusses the revisions made to "Marse Chan" before its publication in 1884 by the editors of The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine.

Thomas Nelson Page's volume of short stories, In Ole Virginia, was first published in 1887. Page's autograph drafts of the six stories which constitute the book are contained in the collection of literary manuscripts given to the Alderman Library by Clifton Waller Barrett. I have collated the first and most famous of them, "Marse Chan," as it appears in the manuscript, in The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine for April, 1884, in the 1887 edition of In Ole Virginia, and in the Plantation Edition of...

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