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Thursday, October 06, 2011

Oxford Scholarly Editions Online coming March 2012

March 2012 sees the launch of a major new publishing initiative from Oxford University Press – Oxford Scholarly Editions Online – the first phase will consist of the complete text of more than 150 scholarly editions of material written between 1485 and 1660. Oxford Scholarly Editions Online will provide an interlinked collection of authoritative Oxford editions of major works from the humanities. This content constitutes the cornerstone of research in the fields of English Literature, as well as Philosophy, History, and Religion. Each title within the collection presents the full text of the work, as established by an authoritative editor, accompanied by the editor's record of important variations in that text, and interpretative and explanatory notes. Most also have introductions placing the work and the author in a historical context, and explaining the editorial principles and the history of the text

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