Editing the Text: Essays Presented at the Tekst/texte/text-conference, Ghent, Belgium 1995

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Marysa Demoor, Geert Lernout, Sylvia van Peteghem
Tilburg University Press, 1998 - Literary Collections - 122 pages
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This book contains the papers read at a conference organized by the Belgian research group Genese. Janet Todd summed up the difficult situation of the modern editorial critic: "Editing is the dullard's end of scholarship, refused the allure of gender, race and class and denied the glamour of poststructuralist or new historicist criticism that soars beyond the comma and absent colon." The papers collected in this volume prove that the practice and theory of editing are at least as exciting as these more fashionable critical approaches.

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Contents

Introduction
1
Experiences with the Edition of Posthumous Poems
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Postmodernism and the Ends of Editing
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Copyright

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