Canonical Texts and Scholarly Practices: A Global by Anthony Grafton,Glenn W. Most

By Anthony Grafton,Glenn W. Most

during this selection of richly documented case reviews, specialists in lots of textual traditions study the ways that vital texts have been preserved, explicated, corrected, and used for a number of reasons. The authors describe the a number of ways that students in several cultures have addressed the various related projects, revealing either radical variations and notable similarities in textual practices throughout area, time and linguistic borders. This quantity indicates how a lot is realized whilst historians of scholarship, like modern historians of technological know-how, concentrate on previous students' practices, and while Western scholarly traditions are handled as a part of a miles greater, cross-cultural inquiry.

Show description

Read or Download Canonical Texts and Scholarly Practices: A Global Comparative Approach PDF

Best books & reading books

The Road to the Dark Tower: Exploring Stephen King's Magnum Opus

An important advisor TO THE darkish TOWER SERIES—INCLUDING BOOK-BY-BOOK research AND perception INTO STEPHEN KING'S inventive approach. In 1970, Stephen King launched into what may turn into the crowning success in his literary career-the darkish Tower. The seven-volume sequence, written and released over a interval of 30 years, used to be encouraged through Robert Browning's poem "Childe Roland to the darkish Tower Came," in addition to J.

Literary and Cultural Relations between Brazil and Mexico: Deep Undercurrents (Literatures of the Americas)

Becoming a member of a well timed dialog in the box of intra-American literature, this research takes a clean examine Latin the USA via finding fragments and making glaring the regularly untold tale of horizontal (south-south) contacts throughout a multilingual, multicultural continent.

Readers and Reading (Longman Critical Readers)

A lot literary feedback makes a speciality of literary manufacturers and their items, yet an immense a part of such paintings considers the end-user, the reader. It asks such questions as: how some distance can the writer the reaction of the reader, and what kind of does the reader create the that means of a textual content? Dr Bennett's assortment comprises vital essays from such writers and critics as Wolfgang Iser, Mary Jacobus, Roger Chartier, Michel de Certeau, Shoshana Felman, Maurice Blanchot, Paul de guy and Yves Bonnefoy.

Data Information Literacy: Librarians, Data and the Education of a New Generation of Researchers (Purdue information literacy handbooks)

Given the expanding consciousness to dealing with, publishing, and retaining examine datasets as scholarly resources, what skills in operating with learn information will graduate scholars in STEM disciplines have to be winning of their fields? And what position can librarians play in aiding scholars reach those skills?

Additional info for Canonical Texts and Scholarly Practices: A Global Comparative Approach

Sample text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.32 of 5 – based on 28 votes