TITLE

From the Quest for the Archetype to the History of Texts. A Short Note on the French Critical

AUTHOR(S)
Canfora, Luciano
PUB. DATE
June 1999
SOURCE
Diogenes;1999, Vol. 47 Issue 186, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Argues the importance of a critical history in classifying manuscripts. Reconstruction of the first stages in the ancient transmission of a text; Importance of assessing the quality, historical significance, origin of the `chance manuscript' called the archetype; Definition of `archetype.'
ACCESSION #
3198443

 

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