Philology and Its Histories
by Sean Alexander Gurd (ed.)
Publisher: The Ohio State University Press 2010
Number of pages: 243
In this volume, edited by Sean Gurd, noted scholars discuss the history of philology from antiquity to the present. This book addresses a wide variety of authors, documents, and movements, among them Greek papyri, Latin textual traditions, the Renaissance, eighteenth-century antiquarianism, and deconstruction.
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