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The Work of Revision

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$40.00 • £32.95 • €36.00

ISBN 9780674073128

Publication Date: 06/10/2013


360 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

11 line illustrations


  • Introduction
  • 1. Textual Criticism, the History of Revision, and Genetic Reading
  • 2. Henry James’s Perfectionism: Problems of Substitution
  • 3. Excision and Textual Waste
  • 4. Joyce and the Illogic of Addition
  • 5. “I Am Dead”: Autobiography Revisited
  • 6. Revision, Late Modernism, and Digital Texts
  • Notes
  • Works Cited
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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