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Shakespeare, Milton and eighteenth-century literary editing : the beginnings of interpretative scholarship

Author: Marcus Walsh
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1997.
Series: Cambridge studies in eighteenth-century English literature and thought, 35.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Marcus Walsh demonstrates that the work of pioneering editors of Milton and Shakespeare in the eighteenth century, was based on sophisticated and clearly articulated theories and methods. He relates  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; John Milton; William Shakespeare; John Milton; William Shakespeare; John Milton; John Milton; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; John Milton; John Milton; William Shakespeare
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Marcus Walsh
ISBN: 0521554438 9780521554435
OCLC Number: 35627643
Description: xii, 222 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: I. Some theoretical perspectives for the study of eighteenth-century editing. Orientations of editing. The authorial orientation and ideas of the author. The authorial orientation in editing and interpretation. Valid interpretation: principles and criteria. Editing and commentary --
2. Making sense of Scripture: biblical hermeneutics in seventeenth- and eighteenth-century England --
3. Making sense of Milton: the editing of Paradise Lost. Beginning to edit a national scripture. 'Knowing no real toad durst there intrude': Richard Bentley's edition of Paradise Lost. Defending the Ark: Bentley's answerers, and the development of Miltonic editing. A new edition: Thomas Newton's variorum --
4. Making sense of Shakespeare: editing from Pope to Capell.
Series Title: Cambridge studies in eighteenth-century English literature and thought, 35.
Responsibility: Marcus Walsh.
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