Scheda n. 8

Autore Churchill, Charles
Titolo The Rosciad. By the Author
Luogo di Pubblicazione London
Anno 1761
Editore Printed for the Author
Edizione I
Numero di Pagine in-4, 28
Paese di Pubblicazione GBR
Lingua di Pubblicazione ENG
Note

EDITORE:
Printed for the Author and sold by W. Flexney.

Il testo viene edito nello stesso anno anche a Dublino; il titolo riporta l'indicazione dell'autore: The Rosciad. By C. Churchill.

Il poema, in cui venivano sferzati attori e attrici dell'epoca, subì molteplici revisioni. La versione finale consta di 1090 versi.
Churchill rispose alle critiche contro il testo in The Apology. Addressed to the Critical Reviewers (vedi).

EDIZIONI SUCCESSIVE:
Seconda edizione "revised and corrected, with additions": London, Printed for the Author, and sold by W. Flexney, 1761.

Terza edizione "revised and corrected":
- London, Printed for the Author, and sold by W. Flexney, 1761.
- Dublin, re-printed in the year, 1761.

Quarta edizione "revised and corrected": London, Printed for the Author, and sold by W. Flexney, 1761. Esistono copie di questa edizione indicanti datazione erronea (1741).
Testo online: GOOGLE LIBRI (datazione erronea)

Quinta edizione "revised and corrected, with large additions": London, Printed for the Author, and sold by W. Flexney, 1761.

Sesta edizione "revised and corrected, with additions": London, Printed for the Author, and sold by W. Flexney, 1762.

Settima edizione "with large additions": London, Printed for the Author, and sold by W. Flexney, 1763.

Ottava edizione "with large additions":
- London, Printed for the Author, and sold by W. Flexney, near Gray's-Inn Gate, Holborn, 1763.
- Dublin, printed for J. Exshaw, H. Bradley, H. Saunders, and J. Potts, 1764. Comprende The Smithfield Rosciad, parodia del testo di Churchill pubblicata anonimamente nel 1763.

Nona edizione "with large additions": London, Printed for the Author, and sold by W.Flexney, 1765.

The Rosciad: a Poem. By C. Churchill, [London], Printed in the year, 1772.

The Rosciad and The Apology. By Charles Churchill. Edited by Robert W. Lowe. With Eight Illustrations, London, Lawrence and Bullen, 1891.
Testo online: INTERNET ARCHIVE

Il testo venne incluso in diverse raccolte dei poemi di Churchill:
- Poems. By C. Churchill. Containing The Rosciad. The Apology. Night. The Prophecy of Famine. An Epistle to William Hogarth. And The Ghost, in Four Books, London, printed for the author, by Dryden Leach; and sold by W. Flexney, at Gray's-Inn Gate, Holborn; G. Kearsly, Ludgate-Street; T. Henderson, at the Royal-Exchange; J. Coote, in Pater-Noster-Row; J. Gardner, in Charles-Street, Westminster; J. Almon, in Piccadilly; and E. Broughton, at Oxford, 1763, vol. I. Seconda edizione: London, printed for John Churchill, (Executor to the late C. Churchill) and sold by W. Flexney, 1765. Terza e quarta edizione: London, printed for John Churchill, (executor to the late C. Churchill) and W. Flexney, opposite Gray's Inn Gate, Holborn, 1766 e 1769.
Testo online: Edizione 1763, vol. I
- The Poetical Works of Charles Churchill in three volumes: with the Life of the Author, Edinburgh, Apollo Press, 1779.
- The Poetical Works of Charles Churchill, with Explanatory Notes; and An authentic Account of his Life: Now First Published, 2 voll., London, C. and R. Baldwin, 1804, vol. I. 
Testo online: Vol. I
- The Poetical Works of Charles Churchill. With copious Notes and a Life of the Author by W. Tooke, 3 voll., London, W. Pickering, 1844, vol. I; Boston, New York Little, Brown and Company, 1854, vol. I.
Testo online: London ed.: Vol. I - Vol. II - Vol. III; Boston ed.: Vol. I - Vol. II - Vol. III
- The Poetical Works of Charles Churchill. With Memoir, Critical Dissertation, and Explanatory Notes, by the Rev. George Gilfillan, Edinburgh, James Nichol, 9 North Bank Street; London, James Nisbet and Co.; Dublin, W. Robertson, 1855; text ed. by Charles Cowden Clarke, Edinburgh, James Nichol; London, James Nisbet and Co.; Dublin, W. Robertson; Liverpool, G. Philip and Son, 1864.
Testo online: Edizione 1855 Edizione 1864
- Poems of Charles Churchill, edited by James Laver, 2 voll., London, Eyre and Spottiswoode, 1933, vol. I; 2 voll. in 1, New York, Barnes & Noble, 1970, vol. I.


 

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