Textual Editing and Criticism: An Introduction

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W.W. Norton & Company, 2009 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 605 pages
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Addressing a gap in currently available materials for English and American literature teachers who bring textual editing and criticism into their courses. This book introduces undergraduate and beginning graduate students to the field and provides them with a broad range of examples and materials for hands-on practice. Concerned with both the history of the text and the aesthetic and political choices made in textual transmission. It is intended for courses concerned with questions of literary interpretation and value.

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Why Study Textual Editing and Criticism
Part Three
Text Technologies and Textual Transmissions

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About the author (2009)

Erick Kelemen has published on textual matters in early English literature in ELH: English Literary History, ANQ, and The Library. He has taught textual editing and criticism to undergraduate and graduate students at several colleges and universities, most recently at Fordham University.

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