Pierce Egan, “The Show Folks!”, Burlesque Theater, Victorian Theater, Victorian Circus, Acting, Actor
This is a critical edition of Pierce Egan’s 1831 Poem, “The Show Folks!” It includes an introduction written which grounds Egan’s poem in the tradition of Victorian England’s burlesque theater and circus acts. It also includes selected footnotes and appendices in order to further explore the text. At the end is included a list of sources for further reading and research regarding Pierce Egan and “The Show Folks!”
BYU ScholarsArchive Citation
Saxton, Audrey, "An Annotated Critical Edition of "The Show Folks!" by Pierce Egan" (2017). All Student Publications. 205.
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