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dc.contributor.authorSinatra, Michael E.
dc.date.accessioned2016-04-14T14:45:38Z
dc.date.available2016-04-14T14:45:38Z
dc.date.issued1997
dc.identifier.citationSinatra, Michael E., « Shelley’s editing process in the preface to Epipsychidion », The Keats-Shelley Review, vol. 11, no 1, 1997, p. 167‑181.fr
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1866/13514
dc.subjectRomanticismfr
dc.subjectPréfacesfr
dc.subjectPrefacesfr
dc.subjectShelley, Percy Bysshefr
dc.subjectScott, Walterfr
dc.subjectRomantismefr
dc.titleShelley’s editing process in the preface to Epipsychidionfr
dc.typeArticlefr
dc.contributor.affiliationUniversité de Montréal. Faculté des arts et des sciences. Département de littératures et de langues du mondefr
dc.contributor.affiliationUniversité de Montréal. Faculté des arts et des sciences. Département des littératures de langue françaisefr
dc.contributor.affiliationUniversité de Montréal. Chaire de recherche du Canada sur les écritures numériquesfr
dc.contributor.affiliationUniversité de Montréal. Canada Research Chair on Digital Textualitiesen
dcterms.abstractPrefaces are often disregarded by readers who, more often than not, start without taking time to peruse them first. Sir Walter Scott knew this perfectly well, and he wrote about it, very wittily, in "A PostScript Which Should Have Been a Preface", the last chapter of his novel Waverley written in 1814: "most novel readers, as my own conscience reminds me, are apt to be guilty of the sin of omission respecting the same matter of prefaces". Scott refers to novel readers but poetry readers are also "guilty of the sin of omission", maybe even more so in so far as they may wish, understandably enough, to read only poetry and not a prose introduction. Many critics include prefaces in their analysis, but most of the time only as a means of interpreting the work they precede. Thus critics limit the role of prefaces simply to introductory materials and exclude any other potential interpretation. It is sometimes forgotten that the very presence or absence of a preface is already pregnant with meaning. [...]fr
dcterms.bibliographicCitationThe Keats-Shelley Review ; vol. 11, no 1
dcterms.isPartOfurn:ISSN:0952-4142
dcterms.languageengfr
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