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"Into the Vast Unknown": The Changing Ending of Paul Green's "The Lost Colony"

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In the 1930’s, playwright Paul Green attempted to create a play regarding the Lost Colony of Roanoke in North Carolina. The story known by most people does not include the ending, however, and even today, there is debate about what happened to the colonists. Paul Green changed his endings several times, the last of which in 1980’s left on a more hopeful note. This article goes into detail about what prompted each of these changes and how they were interpreted by the audiences.
North Carolina Literary Review (NoCar PS 266 N8 N66x), Vol. 27 Issue , 2018, p52-71, il, por, f