Tuesday, November 29, 2016


Defense of Manuscript Readings

E.G. Stanley, "Unideal Principles of Editing Old English Verse," Proceedings of the British Academy 70 (1984) 231-273 (at 273):
We should feel happiest as editors when we have demonstrated that a manuscript reading, spurned and excised by previous editors, deserves to stand in the text. A Rettung is worth more than a palmary emendation.

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