Editing Early Modern Texts

An Introduction to Principles and Practice

  • Authors
  • Michael┬áHunter

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Michael Hunter
    Pages 1-13
  3. Michael Hunter
    Pages 14-23
  4. Michael Hunter
    Pages 24-35
  5. Michael Hunter
    Pages 36-57
  6. Michael Hunter
    Pages 58-71
  7. Michael Hunter
    Pages 72-85
  8. Michael Hunter
    Pages 86-91
  9. Michael Hunter
    Pages 92-101
  10. Michael Hunter
    Pages 102-108
  11. Back Matter
    Pages 109-171

About this book


This book provides an approachable exposition of the rationale of textual editing with special reference to texts from between 1550-1800. The volume explains how manuscript and printed texts were produced, indicating the implications of this for their editorial treatment and giving practical advice on how texts should be prepared and presented.


Francis Bacon Glossar seventeenth century

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2009
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-0-230-57476-2
  • Online ISBN 978-0-230-22878-8
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