In Arden: Editing Shakespeare - Essays In Honour of Richard by Gordon McMullan,Ann Thompson

By Gordon McMullan,Ann Thompson

a suite of recent and particularly commissioned essays by means of an eminent crew of Shakespeare students, targeting the actual concerns in relation to the enhancing of Shakespeare and different Renaissance texts. The modifying of dramatic and different literary texts has regularly been a major element of literary experiences. lately, modifying and the theoretical frameworks that underlie modifying practices became a full of life and arguable concentration of dialogue, sparked either by way of philosophical discussions on 'the demise of the writer' and by means of the technological demanding situations provided through the chances of digital texts. so much nationwide and foreign meetings on literature and drama comprise periods on textual reviews and modifying, and a few monographs tackle specific matters in relation to the modifying of Shakespeare and different Renaissance texts, yet this can be the 1st total survey of the present country of the sector. The essays were commissioned to honour Professor Richard Proudfoot, Senior normal Editor of the Arden Shakespeare, and an across the world regarded authority within the box of Shakespeare textual scholarship, who retired from King's collage London in 1999 after 35 years. this can be a well-planned, targeted and co-ordinated quantity makes an important contribution to Shakespeare reviews. The participants are an impressive and international staff of students, representing either conventional and modern viewpoints. They comprise a few Arden editors, prior and current, in addition to students who've edited texts for the most competitors.

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