David Greetham (textual scholar)

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David Greetham (October 21, 1941 – March 24, 2020) was an English-American literary critic.[1] He was known as the founder of the Society for Textual Scholarship. He was the Society's President from 1999 to 2001.[2] He worked at the Graduate Center at City University New York. Greetham was born in Cheshire, England.

Greetham died on March 24, 2020 from a long-illness at the age of 78.[3]

Works[change | change source]

  • The Pleasures of Contamination (2010)
  • Theories of the Text (1999)
  • Textual Transgressions: Essays Toward the Construction of a Biobibliography (1998)
  • The Margins of the Text: Editorial Theory and Literary Criticism (1997)
  • Scholarly Editing: A Guide to Research (1995)
  • Textual Scholarship: An Introduction (1992)
  • TEXT: An Interdisciplinary Annual of Textual Studies (1984)

References[change | change source]

  1. Greetham, David C. (1999). Theories of the Text. Oxford University Press. ISBN 9780198119937. Retrieved 15 April 2015.
  2. "The Society for Textual Scholarship". Textual Cultures. 6 (1): 166–169. Spring 2011. doi:10.2979/textcult.6.1.166. JSTOR 10.2979/textcult.6.1.166.
  3. "The Graduate Center Mourns the Loss of Retired Professor David Greetham". Graduate Center at City University New York. April 8, 2020. Retrieved April 8, 2020.