New ways of looking at old texts. II : papers of the by Hill, William Speed

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FAULKNER THAT THE THIRD AND FINAL VOLUME OF THE TEXT OF Robert Burton's The Anatomy of Melancholy is complete, with the two commentary volumes due to follow in about two years, it is appropriate to discuss two of the ways the new Clarendon Edition will open up new approaches to the Anatomy. The growth of the Anatomy provided by the first of these the record of the is textual apparatus, and the second the accurate identification of many of Burton's sources for the Apart firom the correction of compositor's errors, first is time.

Thus in these late Melancholy" and "Exercise Rectified," Burton up"ReUgious additions to holds the Laudian Erastianism of the Book of Sports and castigates the Puritans man should rejoyce in his for their Sabbatarianism. Perhaps the most persistent editorial problem in editing The Anatomy of Melancholy large We is accurate identification of Burton's citations and quotations. number of such references is, of course, have 2,419 entries in our indexes of whom are authors cited or The frequendy historical persons, the majority stated opinion that source for a given quotation is Burton discovered.

82: 12-14). Thus in these late Melancholy" and "Exercise Rectified," Burton up"ReUgious additions to holds the Laudian Erastianism of the Book of Sports and castigates the Puritans man should rejoyce in his for their Sabbatarianism. Perhaps the most persistent editorial problem in editing The Anatomy of Melancholy large We is accurate identification of Burton's citations and quotations. number of such references is, of course, have 2,419 entries in our indexes of whom are authors cited or The frequendy historical persons, the majority stated opinion that source for a given quotation is Burton discovered.

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