The Politics of Editing

The Politics of Editing

by Nicholas Spadaccini
     
 

Editing is by nature an interpretive practice, framed by the editor's circumstances mediating between the author's or text's 'authority, ' the contingencies of numerous institutions of literary and cultural production, and a variety of expectations that arise from the specific social and historical conditions of the readers. See more details below

Overview

Editing is by nature an interpretive practice, framed by the editor's circumstances mediating between the author's or text's 'authority, ' the contingencies of numerous institutions of literary and cultural production, and a variety of expectations that arise from the specific social and historical conditions of the readers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780816620296
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
Publication date:
04/28/1991
Series:
Hispanic Issues Series
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: Textual Editing, the Writing of Literature, and Literary History
Ch. 1Poema de mio Cid1
Ch. 2Critical Editions and Literary History: The Case of Don Juan Manuel22
Ch. 3A National Classic: The Case of Garcilaso's Poetry39
Ch. 4The Art of Edition as the Techne of Mediation: Garcilaso's Poetry as Masterplot52
Ch. 5The Politics of Editions: The Case of Lazarillo de Tormes74
Ch. 6Editing Theater: A Strategy for Reading, an Essay about Dramaturgy95
Ch. 7Editing Problems of the Romancero: The Romantic Tradition110
Ch. 8Toward a Feminist Textual Criticism: Thoughts on Editing the Work of Coronado and Avellaneda125
Ch. 9Framing Contexts, Gendered Evaluations, and the Anthological Subject139
Afterword: The Editor's Eros156
Contributors171
Index175

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