Some editorial problems in the Katherine Group

Millett, Bella (1990) Some editorial problems in the Katherine Group. English Studies, 71, (5), 386-394. (doi:10.1080/00138389008598709).


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'"Editorial problems" are usually assumed to be the problems caused by scribes to editors. But this article is equally concerned with "editorial problems" in another sense, the textual problems for which the editors themselves are responsible . . . Editors have more in common with scribes than they like to think, and can be led by the same factors into perpetuating or even creating errors rather than correcting them'. The point is illustrated from a group of five early-thirteenth-century Middle English prose works particularly subject to both kinds of 'editorial problem'.

Item Type: Article
Digital Object Identifier (DOI): doi:10.1080/00138389008598709
ISSNs: 0013-838X (print)
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Subjects: P Language and Literature > PR English literature
Divisions : University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Humanities > English
ePrint ID: 67603
Accepted Date and Publication Date:
October 1990Published
Date Deposited: 28 Aug 2009
Last Modified: 31 Mar 2016 12:54

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