Ma(r)king the Text: The Presentation of Meaning on the Literary Page
Joe Bray, Miriam Handley, Anne C. Henry
Ashgate Publishing Company, Jan 1, 2000 - Literary Criticism - 341 pages
Punctuation, footnotes, epigraphs, typography, cover design, white space and marginalia are features which significantly affect the meaning of a literary text. This collection of essays draws attention to the importance of those textual elements traditionally ignored in literary criticism.
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