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Folk Play Distribution Map: Great head and little wit

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Folk Play Distribution Map: Great head and little wit
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Key Earliest example of variant Approx. Date
red I hauve a great head but I hauve but aletil wit 1779
fuchsia With my lile head and my gert wit 1898
lime With my big head and little wit 1842
yellow With my large head and my little wit 1856-1857

Commentary

This map derives from a map published by Mike Preston (2002), and worked up using data from the Historical Database of Folk Play Scripts (Millington, 1994-2006).

Peter Millington

References

Peter Millington (1994-2006) Historical Database of Folk Play Scripts
Internet URL: http://www.folkplay.info/Texts.htm, 1999-2006, accessed 27th Jun.2009

Michael Preston (2003) Reading Chapbooks Closely: Gleaning Evidence about their Composition, History, and Relationship to Oral Traditions
in: Folk Drama Studies Today: The International Traditional Drama Conference 2002, ed. by E.Cass & P.Millington
Sheffield, Traditional Drama Research Group, 2003, ISBN 0-9508152-3-3, pp.133-176     [PDF Download - 3.02MB]

This map was generated from the Folk Play Scripts Explorer.
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