Folk Play Distribution Map: Occurrence of Lines from
a specified text

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Click on the markers for information about the script(s).
  1. Lines matches include other variants of an Std.ID.
  2. Marker sizes represent the number of matching lines at each location.
  3. Question Marks indicate uncertain or special locations.
  4. Plays with less than 0 matching lines have been omitted.
  5. Known composite scripts prepared by known authors have been omitted.
  6. Chapbooks, broadsides, and other commercial texts have been omitted.

What to do:

You can use this tool to see geographically how many lines from a give folk play script - the primary text - appear in other folk plays. This can provide clues as to how a version arose or evolved, and how it may have been transmitted around the country.

Select a primary text:

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