Scheda n. 27

Autore Cibber, Colley
Titolo An Apology for the Life of Mr. Colley Cibber
Luogo di Pubblicazione London
Anno 1740 [7 aprile]
Editore Printed by John Watts for the Author
Edizione I
Numero di Pagine in-4, 346
Paese di Pubblicazione GBR
Lingua di Pubblicazione ENG
Note

TITOLO COMPLETO: An Apology for the Life of Mr. Colley Cibber, Comedian, and Late Patentee of the Theatre Royal. With an Historical View of the Stage during his Own Time. Written by Himself.

EDIZIONI SUCCESSIVE:
Alla prima edizione del 7 aprile segue una seconda edizione riveduta, sempre pubblicata da Watts, il 14 maggio dello stesso anno, con lo stesso titolo.
Un'ulteriore edizione viene pubblicata a Dublino sempre nel 1740: Dublin, Re-printed by and for George Faulkner, 1740.

Terza edizione, To which is now added, A Short Account of the Rise and Progress of the English Stage: Also, A Dialogue on Old Plays, and Old Players: London, R. Dodsley, 1750. Il Dialogue on Old Plays, and Old Players era stato originariamente pubblicato, nel 1699, col titolo Historia Histrionica (vedi).
Testo online: GOOGLE LIBRI

Quarta edizione, In two volumes. With an Account of the Rise and Progress of the English Stage: A Dialogue on Old Plays, and Old Players: And A List of Dramatic Authors and their Works: London, Printed for R. and J. Dodsley, 1756 e 1761. La List of Dramatic Authors and their Works, pubblicata anche separatamente col titolo Theatrical records, è stata attribuita a William Chetwood o a Robert Dodsley.
Testo online (edizione 1756): GOOGLE LIBRI: Vol. I - Vol. II -
HATHI TRUST: Vol. I - Vol. II

An Apology for the Life of Mr. Colley Cibber, Comedian, and Late Patentee of the Theatre Royal. With an Historical View of the Stage during his Own Time. Written by Himself; And Interspersed with Characters and Anecdotes of his Theatrical Contemporaries; The Whole forming a Complete History of the Stage for the Space of Forty Years. A New Edition, With many Critical and Explanatory Notices by Edmund Bellchambers, London, Printed for W. Simpkin and R. Marshall, 1822.
Testo online: GOOGLE LIBRI - HATHI TRUST

An Apology for the Life of Mr. Colley Cibber, Comedian. Written by Himself, in Autobiography. A Collection of the most Instructive and Amusing Lives Ever Published, Written by the Parties Themselves, London, Printed for Hunt and Clarke, 1826, vol. I.
Testo online: GOOGLE LIBRI

An Apology for the Life of Mr. Colley Cibber, Comedian, and Late Patentee of the Theatre Royal. With an Historical View of the Stage during his Own Time. Written by Himself. A New Edition, with Notes and Supplement by Robert W. Lowe. With Twenty-Six original Mezzotint Portraits by R.B. Parkes, and Eighteen Etchings by Adolphe Lalauze, London, J.C. Nimmo, 1889, 2 voll. Comprende: Historia Histrionica (1699) di James Wright; Brief supplement to Colley Cibber, Esq, his Lives of the Late famous Actors and Actresses (1747) di Anthony Ashton.
Testo online: INTERNET ARCHIVE: Vol. I - Vol. II

EDIZIONI RECENTI:
An Apology for the Life of Mr. Colley Cibber, with an Appreciation from 'Lectures on the English comic writers' by William Hazlitt, Everyman's Library no. 668, London, J. M. Dent & Sons; New York, E. P. Dutton & Co., 1914, 1938 e 1976.
Testo online (edizione 1938): INTERNET ARCHIVE

Ristampa dell'edizione del 1756: Waltham Saint Lawrence (Berks.), Golden Cockerel Press, 1925, 2 voll.

Ristampa dell'edizione del 1889: New York, AMS Press, 1966, 2 voll. Note e supplemento di Robert W. Lowe.
Testo online: UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA LIBRARY: Vol. I - Vol. II 

An Apology for the Life of Colley Cibber. With an Historical View of the Stage during his Own Time. Written by Himself, Edited, with an Introduction, by B. R. S. Fone, Ann Arbor, The University of Michigan Press, 1968.

Ristampa della prima edizione: Ann Arbor, University of Michigan Press, 1968; Mineola, New York, Dover Publications, 2000. (Edited, with an Introduction, by B. R. S. Fone).

EDIZIONI CRITICHE:
John Maurice Evans ed., A Critical Edition of "An apology for the Life of Mr. Colley Cibber, Comedian", New York, Garland, 1987. Il testo si basa sulle due edizioni del 1740.


 

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