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By David G. John

Studying an unpublished script of Schiller's edition of Goethe's "Egmont", David John examines the collaboration among the 2 playwrights as a way of addressing questions about the jobs of textual content and function. functionality, he asserts, no longer textual content, constitutes the essence of dramatic and theatrical experience.

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Figure i Egmont, Mannheim Manuscript, p. 177, from Borcherdt, Schillers Werke, Nationalausgabe, xin, i, 290. See p. 27. Figure 2 Egmont, Stadtisches Rei6Museum Mannheim, Manuscript M372, p. 177. See p. 27. I Egmont as Text: Scholarly Documentation EDITIONS OF EGMONT A number of scholarly editions of the play provide the foundation for our understanding of it. Primary among these is Egmont. Ein Tmuerspiel in fiinf Aufzugen in the Weimareror Sophien-Ausgabe, I, 8 (1889), 171-305, edited by Jacob Minor and Bernhard Suphan (hereafter WA).

SOEST. Ja, ja! Die alten Fursten haben's auch schon probirt. VANSEN. Freylich! - Unsre Vorfahren pafiten auf. Unsre Vater waren Leute! Die [44] wufiten, was ihnen nutz war! Die wufiten etwas zu fassen und fest zu 45 Egmont. Ein Trauerspiel in drey Aujzugen setzen! Rechte Manner! Dafur sind aber auch unsere Privilegien so deutlich, unsere Freyheiten so versichert. SEIFENSIEDER. Was sprecht Ihr von Privilegien? JETTER. Von unsern Freyheiten, von unsern Privilegien! Erzahlt noch was von unseren Privilegien.

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