Principles of Textual Criticism

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This book is the first comprehensive study of the basic principles that govern the editing of literary texts. The focus is on English and American literature, and discussion is illuminated by a multitude of examples from the Renaissance to the present time. It deals with the topics that are essential to all editorial work and conveys attitudes and approaches that should animate all literary scholarship.

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James Thorpe is a distinguished scholar and former director of the Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens from 1966-1983. He was Professor of English at Princeton for many years and has written numerous works on authors from Chaucer to Wallace Stevens. He is now a Senior Research Associate at the Huntington.

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