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Editing Piers Plowman The Evolution of the Text

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ISBN-10: 0521342503

ISBN-13: 9780521342506

Edition: 1996

Authors: Charlotte Brewer

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The fifty-plus extant manuscripts of Piers Plowman have always posed a puzzle to editors and readers. Charlotte Brewer presents in this book an account of the editions of the poem which have appeared since its first publication in 1550.
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Book details

List price: $146.00
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 9/5/1996
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 480
Size: 5.98" wide x 9.02" long x 1.18" tall
Weight: 1.914
Language: English

Charlotte Brewer is a fellow of Hertford College, Oxford, and CUF lecturer in English at Oxford University. She has published extensively on topics related to the "Oxford English Dictionary," She lives in Oxford, England.

The Early Phase
Percy, Warton, Tyrwhitt, Ritson
Whitaker and Price
The Late Nineteenth Century
The early English text society and its editorial context
Skeat: Introduction
Skeat's A-Text
Skeat's B-Text
Skeat's C-Text
The Skeat Aftermath
Manly versus Chambers and Grattan
Excursus: Westcott and Hort
Chambers Grattan, Knott and Fowler
Chambers 1909-10
Chambers versus Knott
Chambers' graduate students
Chambers 1931
Chambers 1935-42
The Chambers and Grattan collations
Grattan and Kane
Knott and Fowler, Donaldson, Mitchell and Russell
The Athlone Press Edition
The Athlone A-Text
The Athlone B-Text
Epilogue: The Athlone Aftermath