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A Rationale of Textual Criticism

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"No one writes more knowledgeably or brilliantly about textual criticism than Tanselle." --Washington Post Textual criticism--the traditional term for the task of evaluating the authority of the words and punctuation of a text--is often considered an undertaking preliminary to literary criticism: many people believe that the job of textual critics is to provide reliable te ...more
Paperback, 104 pages
Published March 1st 1992 by University of Pennsylvania Press (first published February 1st 1989)
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Feb 09, 2016 Andrea rated it it was ok
Tanselle gets very passionate about textual criticism, but he would do better to separate some of his longer paragraphs into smaller chunks because I was losing him in his wordiness. I guess maybe he thought he should try to reach 100 pages (failed).
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