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The Myth Of A Definitive Shakespeare Text
"The notion that there's a canonical text for any Shakespeare play is a myth imposed by the institution of publishing (in which Shakespeare didn't take part), and the mechanics of printing. A printing press, whether a 17th century press or a modern offset press, is a device that can't react to change. It's a device that needs a stable, settled text. We create that text, and the myth behind that text, as part of the publishing enterprise." Radar 08/26/13
Posted August 27, 2013 08:18 AM




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