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  • Simon Gatrell
  • J. T. Laird
  • Norman Page
  • Michael Collie
  • George Wing
  • Simon Gatrell
  • Timothy Hands
Part of the Macmillan Literary Annuals book series (MLA)

Abstract

The first volume of Samuel Hynes’s edition of Hardy’s poetry is published in the Oxford English Texts series, and is thus designed for a reader who wants a carefully edited text; who is interested in the way that Hardy revised his poems; who wants sufficient but not over-detailed information about the writing and publication of the poems, and the editorial procedures; and who also expects well-researched and germane explanatory annotation. Such a reader, who will certainly be representative of the majority of this volume’s readership, should be well satisfied; especially when added to these qualities is a pleasant page with an uncluttered impression despite the presence of line numbers and exhaustive foot-of-the-page annotation, and the appearance of Hardy’s illustrations to Wessex Poems (including one that he omitted).

Keywords

Critical Edition Editorial Decision Editorial Procedure Critical Apparatus Collect Poem 
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Notes

  1. 1.
    Paul de Man, Allegories of Reading (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1979) p. 249.Google Scholar

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© Norman Page 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • Simon Gatrell
  • J. T. Laird
  • Norman Page
  • Michael Collie
  • George Wing
  • Simon Gatrell
  • Timothy Hands

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