Roderick and Rosalba

Alternately titled: The Free Companions. A Tale of the Days of King Stephen


Production Description

Document Title: Roderick and Rosalba
Author: DGR
Date of publication: 1840
Collation: 1-16
Note on Publication: The text is written on 15 pages of a small notebook, with a note on p. 16 by WMR.
Scribe: DGR
Corrector: DGR


Current Location: Duke University Library
Catalog Number: Rossetti Writings I

Physical Description

Cover: Marbled
Dimensions of Document: 4.5 x 7.25 in.


  • Baum, Manuscripts in the Duke University Library , 3.

Scholarly Commentary


The manuscript is the sole surviving documentary witness for this piece of DGR's juvenilia. The text here follows the order of transcription, but the narrative order proceeds thus: pages 1-3, 7, 4-6, 8-9, 15, 14, 13, 10-12.

Electronic Archive Edition: 1
Source File: 1-1840.dukems.rad.xml
Copyright: Special Collections Library, Duke University