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Error and the Academic Self
Error and the Academic Self
Author: Seth Lerer
How and why did the academic style of writing, with its emphasis on criticism and correctness, develop? Seth Lerer suggests that the answer lies in medieval and Renaissance philology and, more specifically, in mistakes. For Lerer, erring is not simply being wrong, but being errant, and this book illuminates the wanderings of exiles, émigrés, dis...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780231123723
ISBN-10: 0231123728
Publication Date: 2/15/2003
Pages: 388
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Publisher: Columbia University Press
Book Type: Hardcover
Other Versions: Paperback
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