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Editing lives : essays in contemporary textual and biographical studies in honor of O M Brack, Jr.

Author: Jesse G Swan; O M Brack
Publisher: Lewisburg : Bucknell University Press, [2014] ©2014
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Lives are known textually, and this collection of new essays explores, corrects, and advances contemporary knowledge of historical lives and texts, particularly of the British eighteenth century.  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jesse G Swan; O M Brack
ISBN: 9781611485400 1611485401
OCLC Number: 858353999
Description: xxviii, 260 pages : illustration ; 24 cm
Contents: Contents Skip Brack: A Tribute from a Colleague and Friend Jerry Beasley Print Borne and Born Digital: Considering Careers, My Father's and My Own Matthew Brack List of Illustrations Acknowledgements Introduction Jesse G. Swan Part I: Textual Studies 1 Collecting Samuel Johnson and His Circle Loren Rothschild 2 Some Notes on the Textual Fidelity of Eighteenth-Century Reprint Editions James E. May 3 Learning from Don Bilioso's Adventures: Visualizing a Critical Edition of the Printed Works of John Arbuthnot Walter H. Keithley 4 The Solicitation in Two Acts: James Robinson Planche's Vampires on Stage, in Color, and under Cover Jennifer M. Santos Part II: Biographical Studies 5 Samuel Parr's Epitaph for Johnson, His Library, and His Unwritten Biography Robert DeMaria, Jr. 6 Samuel Johnson's Shakespearean Exit: Emendation and Amendment Gordon Turnbull 7 Searching for the Invisible Man: The Images of Francis Barber Michael Bundock 8 Alceste: Tobias Smollett's Early Career Leslie Chilton 9 Gender, State Power, and the Rhetoric of the Funeral Sermons for Queen Mary II Martine W. Brownley 10 Swift's Politics Reconsidered Thomas Kaminski 11 The Work of a Professional Biographer: Oliver Goldsmith's The Life of Richard Nash, ESQ Christopher D. Johnson Part III: Edition 12 Frances Burney on Hester Thrale Piozzi: "une petite histoire" Translated and edited by Peter Sabor Coda, "But when I come, let me have the benefit of your advice, and the consolation of your company": The Career, with a Listing of Publications, of O M Brack, Jr. Jesse G. Swan Bibliography About the Contributors Index
Responsibility: edited by Jesse G. Swan.
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Students of literary studies typically tend to view bibliographical and textual criticism as the most austere and objective areas of our cognitive domain, those methodologies aspiring most Read more...

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