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Literary Criticism 18th Century

Editing Eighteenth-Century Texts

Papers given at the Editorial Conference University of Toronto, October 1967

edited by D.I.B. Smith

University of Toronto Press
Initial publish date
Apr 2019
18th Century, Books & Reading, Essays
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This is the third publication to come from the Editorial Problems Conference held at the University of Toronto (the first two were Editing Sixteenth-Century Texts, edited by R. J. Schoeck and Editing Nineteenth-Century Texts, edited by John M. Robson). The present volume includes essays by Theodore Besterman and Joyce Hemlow on the specific problems arising in the editing of Voltaire’s letters and the letters and journals of Fanny Burney, a paper by G.E. Bentley on the formidable editorial difficulties raise by Blake’s illuminated printing, an introduction to the ledgers of William Strachan by O.M. Brack, a discussion by William J. Howard on the development of the modern concept of copyright during the years 1770 1800, and a paper by Donald Greene on the Yale Edition of the works of Samuel Johnson.

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D.I.B. Smith is Professor of English at University College, University of Toronto.

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