The culture of collected editions

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in New York .

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  • English literature -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc,
  • English literature -- Bibliography -- Methodology,
  • English literature -- Criticism, Textual,
  • Authors and publishers -- Great Britain,
  • Literature publishing -- Great Britain,
  • Manuscripts, English -- Editing,
  • Anthologies -- Editing,
  • Canon (Literature),
  • Editing

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Statementedited by Andrew Nash.
ContributionsNash, Andrew, 1972-, University of London. Institute for English Studies.
LC ClassificationsPR21 .C85 2003
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3687792M
ISBN 101403902666
LC Control Number2003053282

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