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The ars critica in early modern England

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This thesis surveys and interprets the discipline of humanist philology in England in the seventeenth century, with a focus on the period before the Restoration. Its main sources are editions of and commentaries on ancient texts by British humanists (who in some cases were Irish or Scottish, but published in England); historical and philological treatises; correspondence; and manuscript drafts and notes. It extends recent studies on late Renaissance humanist textual criticism and exegesi...

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University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
English Faculty
Oxford college:
University College
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English Faculty
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HUMS
Department:
English Faculty
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Publication date:
2012
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
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University of Oxford

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