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The Struggle for Shakespeare's Text

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  • 2 tables
  • Page extent: 332 pages
  • Size: 228 x 152 mm
  • Weight: 0.7 kg

Library of Congress

  • Dewey number: 822.3/3
  • Dewey version: 22
  • LC Classification: PR3071 .E38 2010
  • LC Subject headings:
    • Shakespeare, William,--1564-1616--Criticism, Textual
    • Shakespeare, William,--1564-1616--Bibliography
    • Shakespeare, William,--1564-1616--Criticism and interpretation--History--20th century
    • Drama--Editing--History
    • Transmission of texts

Library of Congress Record

Hardback

 (ISBN-13: 9780521889179)

The Struggle for Shakespeare's Text
Cambridge University Press
9780521889179 - The Struggle for Shakespeare's Text - Twentieth-Century Editorial Theory and Practice - By Gabriel Egan
Table of Contents

Contents

Preface
vii
Acknowledgements
viii
A note on references, quotations, names and pronouns
xi
Introduction
1
1             The fall of pessimism and the rise of New Bibliography, 1902–1942
12
2             New techniques and the Virginian School: New Bibliography 1939–1968
38
3             New Bibliography 1969–1979
81
Intermezzo: the rise and fall of the theory of memorial reconstruction
100
4             New Bibliography critiqued and revised, 1980–1990
129
5             The ‘new’ New Bibliography: the Oxford Complete Works, 1978–1989
167
6             Materialism, unediting and version-editing, 1990–1999
190
Conclusion: the twenty-first century
207
Appendix 1:   How early modern books were made: a brief guide
231
Appendix 2:   Table of Shakespeare editions up to 1623
237
Appendix 3:   Editorial principles of the major twentieth-century Shakespeare editions
240
Works cited
272
Index
309



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