Over the past decade literary critic and editor Jerome McGann has developed a theory of textuality based in writing and production rather than in reading and interpretation. These new essays extend his investigations of the instability of the physical text. McGann shows how every text enters the world under socio-historical conditions that set the stage for a ceaseless process of textual development and mutation. Arguing that textuality is a matter of inscription and articulation, he explores texts as material and social ...

The Textual Condition 1991, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780691015187

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The Textual Condition 1991, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ

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