The Devil's Walk

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Annotations (Letter Version)

September, 1997

Annotations (Letter Version)


lines 1-28. Here we transcribe the original manuscript in Shelley's mid-Jan. 1812 letter to Elizabeth Hitchener (British Library Add. MS. 37,496, f. 80 verso); there is a facsimile of the portion of that letter containing this poetic text, together with another literal transcription, in MYR: Shelley, VIII, ed. D. H. Reiman & M. O'Neill (Garland, 1997), 50-56.

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Collation of All Witnesses

September, 1997

The Devil's Walk (Letter Version)

Collation of All Witnesses

We collate our Text of the Letter Version with 1890, 1927/i, 1927/viii, 1964J, 1972, 1989, and MYR/viii.

Note:   The letter version appears once in volume 1 and again in volume viii of Ingpen's & Peck's 1927 edition of The Complete Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley.  We collate each below under the sigla 1927/i and 1927/viii.

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