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Publication Date: 01/05/2015

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  • Foreword [Fan-Sen Wang]
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction [Sheldon Pollock]
  • 1. From Book to Edition: Philology in Ancient Greece [Franco Montanari]
  • 2. The Bride of Mercury: Confessions of a ’Pataphilologist [James E. G. Zetzel]
  • 3. Striving for Meaning: A Short History of Rabbinic Omnisignificance [Yaakov Elman]
  • 4. Early Arabic Philologists: Poetry’s Friends or Foes? [Beatrice Gruendler]
  • 5. What Was Philology in Sanskrit? [Sheldon Pollock]
  • 6. Reconciling the Classics: Two Case Studies in Song-Yuan Exegetical Approaches [Michael Lackner]
  • 7. Humanist Philologies: Texts, Antiquities, and Their Scholarly Transformations in the Early Modern West [Anthony Grafton]
  • 8. Mughal Philology and Rūmī’s Mathnavī [Muzaffar Alam]
  • 9. The Rise of “Deep Reading” in Early Modern Ottoman Scholarly Culture [Khaled El-Rouayheb]
  • 10. Early Modern or Late Imperial? The Crisis of Classical Philology in Eighteenth-Century China [Benjamin A. Elman]
  • 11. The Politics of Philology in Japan: Ancient Texts, Language, and Japanese Identity [Susan L. Burns]
  • 12. “Enthusiasm Dwells Only in Specialization”: Classical Philology and Disciplinarity in Nineteenth-Century Germany [Constanze Güthenke]
  • 13. The Intelligence of Philological Practice: On the Interpretation of Rilke’s Sonnet “O komm und geh” [Christoph König]
  • 14. Philology or Linguistics? Transcontinental Responses [Ku-ming Kevin Chang]
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • List of Contributors
  • Index

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