Insights for Readers, Writers and Publishers
Part 2: Attention
This section looks through the lens of editors who work with the relative luxury of time; Ileene Smith at the literary publishing house Farrar, Straus and Giroux, and Jerome McGann, a leading theorist and practitioner of scholarly editing at the University of Virginia. Their experience highlights the attention brought to bear by a skilled editor, and the difference this can make to the way a text is perceived. In the process, it also highlights the complex nature of textual relationships.← 43 | 44 →
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