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Decker, Christopher (ed.)

Edward FitzGerald. Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám: A Critical Edition. Edited by Christopher Decker. Charlotteville - London, University Press of Virginia, 1997. lxxii, 258 p. (Victorian Literature and Culture Series). ISBN: 0813916895

In this critical edition all extent states of FitzGerald's versions of the translation are published for the first time, providing a full record of its complicated textual evoluation. Decker illuminated the complex process of revision by providing a textual appendix in which a comparative printing lays down each stratum of the composition.