Institutions of the Text

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Author: Jeffrey Masten,Wendy Wall

Publisher: Northwestern University Press

ISBN: 9780810118867

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 184

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Volume XXX of this award-winning publication examines texts in relationship to the institutions that shaped early modern culture - the printing industry, the market-place of both texts and fashions, theatrical companies - as well as manuscript circulation, authorship, and issues relating to the family and paternity. In essays that range across the terrain of early modern culture, the contributors use a wide variety of methodologies to explore their interests and tackle fundamental questions. Renaissance Drama, an annual publication, is devoted to drama as a central feature of Renaissance culture. Displaying an interdisciplinary orientation, the essays in each volume explore the Renaissance dramatic traditions in relation to their precursors and successors and examine the impact of new forms of interpretation on the study of Renaissance plays.

The Text

A short story

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Author: Claire Douglas

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 1405935626

Category: Fiction

Page: 32

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**A new short story from the Sunday Times bestselling author of Local Girl Missing and Last Seen Alive. Pre-order her newest novel, Do Not Disturb, now!** A single text changed her life. Did it end his? Emily Latimer is furious. Her boss Andrew is being so unreasonable, as always. She fires off a text to her boyfriend, only in her haste she sends it to her whole office group. In it she says Andrew's being difficult about letting her have time off work. That she is angry. That she hopes he dies. The next day her face burns in the office. No one believes her when she says it was a typo, she meant to say does. She hopes he does. It's a nightmare. But it gets worse - Andrew doesn't turn up for work. And then the police come knocking. Because Andrew Burton has been murdered . . . Praise For Last Seen Alive 'Thrillingly tense and twisty, a great read' B A Paris, the bestselling author of Behind Closed Doors 'I loved the sense of lurking dread that pervades it all . . . I was absolutely gripped and intrigued' Emma Curtis, the bestselling author of One Little Mistake 'Fast-paced and chock-full of twists, Last Seen Alive is both absorbing and gripping. After reading it you'll never dream of a house swap again' Paula Daly, author of The Mistake I Made 'Brilliant. Twisty, exciting yet so very real' Gillian McAllister, the bestselling author of Everything But the Truth 'Thrilling . . . superb plotting. I could hardly catch my breath between twists!' Jenny Blackhurst, the bestselling author of Before I Let You In 'I love stories when you're not quite sure who is telling the truth! This one kept me guessing' Jane Corry, the bestselling author of My Husband's Wife

The Text of the New Testament

An Introduction to the Critical Editions and to the Theory and Practice of Modern Textual Criticisms

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Author: Kurt Aland,Barbara Aland

Publisher: Brill Archive

ISBN: 9780802836205

Category: Bible

Page: 338

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A definitive introduction to New Testament textual criticism, this book includes a comparison of the major editions of the New Testament, detailed description and analysis of the manuscripts of the Greek New Testament, and discussion on the value of the early versions. This second edition contains two new supplementary essays as well as revised plates, tables, and charts. Copyright © Libri GmbH. All rights reserved.

The World, the Text, and the Critic

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Author: Edward W. Said

Publisher: Harvard University Press

ISBN: 9780674961876

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 327

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Argues that contemporary critics force works of literature to fit their theories and examines the impact of Marxism, linguistics, psychoanalysis, and structuralism on literary criticism

A Concise Companion to Shakespeare and the Text

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Author: Andrew R. Murphy

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1405181486

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 280

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A Concise Companion to Shakespeare and the Text introduces the early editions, editing practices, and publishing history of Shakespeare’s plays and poems, and examines their influence on bibliographic studies as a whole. The first single-volume book to provide an accessible and authoritative introduction to Shakespearean bibliographic studies Includes a helpful introduction, notes on Shakespeare’s texts, and a useful bibliography Contributors represent both leading and emerging scholars in the field Represents an unparalleled resource for both students and faculty

Texts of Power, the Power of the Text

Readings in Textual Authority Across History and Cultures

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Author: Cezary Galewicz

Publisher: Wydawnictwo Homini

ISBN: 8389598868

Category: Authority

Page: 289

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The Actor And The Text

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Author: Cicely Berry

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 0753547341

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 304

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Cicely Berry, Voice Director of the Royal Shakespeare Company, is world-famous for her voice teaching. The Actor and the Text is her classic book, distilled from years of working with actors of the highest calibre.

The Text of the Old Testament

An Introduction to the Biblia Hebraica

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Author: Ernst Wurthwein,Alexander Achilles Fischer

Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing

ISBN: 0802866808

Category: Religion

Page: 336

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Ernst Wurthwein?s introduction to the Biblia Hebraica has served since 1952 as a standard textbook for generations of students. This third edition, revised and expanded by Alexander Achilles Fischer, brings Wurthwein?s classic work up to date with the new Quinta edition of the Biblia Hebraica. Besides updating information throughout, this edition also includes a new chapter on the texts from Qumran.

The Empire of the Text

Writing and Authority in Early Imperial China

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Author: Christopher Leigh Connery

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9780847687398

Category: History

Page: 209

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This unique study argues that in the Qin-Han period, there arose in China a regime of textual authority_one that overlapped but did not coincide with imperial authority. Drawing on a wide range of research and theory, Connery makes an original contribution to the analysis of early imperial elite culture, particularly in the fields of literature and linguistics, intellectual, and institutional history. The author provides new contexts for thinking about canonization and textual transmission systems, an innovative framework for analysis and discussion of the early imperial elite, a socio-ideological exploration of one strand of late Han 'Confucian' thought, and a critique of the concepts of subjectivity and the 'birth of lyricism' in China.