Error and the academic self : the scholarly imagination, medieval to modern (Book, 2003) [WorldCat.org]
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Error and the academic self : the scholarly imagination, medieval to modern

Author: Seth Lerer
Publisher: New York ; Chichester : Columbia University Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examining figures from Thomas More to Stephen Greenblatt, from George Hickes to Seamus Heaney, from George Eliot to Paul de Man, this book illuminates the wanderings of exiles, emigres, dissenters,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Seth Lerer
ISBN: 0231123728 9780231123723 0231123736 9780231123730
OCLC Number: 51107390
Description: 388 pages
Contents: Introduction: The Pursuit of Error: Philology, Rhetoric, and the History of Scholarship 1. Errata: Mistakes and Masters in the Early Modern Book 2. Sublime Philology: An Elegy for Anglo-Saxon Studies 3. My Casaubon: The Novel of Scholarship and Victorian Philology 4. Ardent Etymologies: American Rhetorical Philology, from Adams to de Man 5. Making Mimesis: Exile, Errancy, and Erich Auerbach Epilogue: Forbidden Planet and the Terrors of Philology
Responsibility: Seth Lerer.

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Writing in a lively, engaging, and sometimes humorous manner, Lerer (Stanford Univ.) fills this book with intricate reasoning about the profession of scholarship and thus provides a unique approach Read more...

 
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