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of North Carolina-Chapel Hill) assembles 21 articles he has published, some introductory for beginners, some highly technical for fellow textual critics, and some for scholars of early Christianity who are interested in seeing how textual criticism can be important for exegesis and for understanding the formation of Christian doctrine and the social history of the early church.
The research hypothesis is that such a rapprochement can be achieved by means of an approach to textual variants that values creative undoing (ways of de-composing a text as an integral part of composition and literary invention) more than has hitherto been the case in textual scholarship.
The objective of textual criticism is often thought to be the reconstruction of a single lost original text from a multiplicity of variants.
After describing the need for textual criticism, Tov describes in depth the Hebrew and versional evidence for the Old Testament and how the text was copied and transmitted over the centuries.
How do textual theory and bibliographical analysis account for the textuality of such a wide array of authorial (and, in some cases, nonauthorial) forms, particularly in terms of the Byzantine nature of their construction, production, and dissemination?
Instead of focusing on the work pornography performs in the culture (for the author or for the audience) Harvey examines how erotica works as a textual practice.
This fascinating study employed researcher/participant ethnographic methodology to examine the types and frequency of textual connections that 1st-grade children construct during picture book read-aloud sessions.
Moreover, she establishes textual links between these creations and lyric poems of Du Bellay and Ronsard.
Such forms of textual primacy are inadequate, however, for the study of texts that focus so pointedly upon extra-textual environments and our responses to them.
Focusing on early modern poetry and drama Dennis Kezar extends the remit of `metapoetic' analysis beyond simple self-reference to examine the implications of the representation of violence in relation to textual production and reception.
Morrison sells herself and her novels, like jazz, through popular media and thus constructs herself as a self-consciously commodified textual authority.
Textual reasoning offers a not-merely-literary way of reading the Bible, other than history, that would tell us "the truth.