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The Resource Proofs of genius : collected editions from the American revolution to the digital age, Amanda Gailey

Proofs of genius : collected editions from the American revolution to the digital age, Amanda Gailey

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Proofs of genius : collected editions from the American revolution to the digital age
Title
Proofs of genius
Title remainder
collected editions from the American revolution to the digital age
Statement of responsibility
Amanda Gailey
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Language
eng
Summary
"Proofs of Genius: Collected Editions from the American Revolution to the Digital Age is the first extensive study of the collected edition as an editorial genre within American literary history. Unlike editions of an author's "selected works" or thematic anthologies, which clearly indicate the presence of non-authorial editorial intervention, collected editions have typically been arranged to imply an unmediated documentary completeness. By design, the collected edition obscures its own role in shaping the cultural reception of the author. In Proofs of Genius, Amanda Gailey argues that decisions to re-edit major authorial corpora are acts of canon-formation in miniature that indicate more foundational shifts in the way a culture views its literature and itself. By combining a theoretically-informed approach with a broad historical view of collected editions from the late eighteenth century to the present (including the rise of digital editions), Gailey fills a gap in the textual scholarship of the editing history of major figures like Emily Dickinson and Walt Whitman and of the American literary canon itself"--
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Gailey, Amanda A
Dewey number
810.9
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS88
LC item number
.G35 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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University of Michigan
Series statement
Editorial theory and literary criticism
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  • American literature
  • American literature
  • Literature publishing
  • Literature publishing
  • Editions
  • Editing
  • Canon (Literature)
  • Authorship
  • United States
  • Dickinson, Emily
  • Whitman, Walt
Label
Proofs of genius : collected editions from the American revolution to the digital age, Amanda Gailey
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
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online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
America collecting itself : national identity and intellectual property in the Early Republic -- Dickinson's remains -- Whitman's shrines -- Cold War editing and the rise of the "American literature industry" -- The death of the author has been greatly exaggerated
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780472052752
Lccn
2015022310
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Proofs of genius : collected editions from the American revolution to the digital age, Amanda Gailey
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
America collecting itself : national identity and intellectual property in the Early Republic -- Dickinson's remains -- Whitman's shrines -- Cold War editing and the rise of the "American literature industry" -- The death of the author has been greatly exaggerated
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780472052752
Lccn
2015022310
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations.
Specific material designation
remote

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