Textual Studies and Methods of Research

Course Content

The course covers four areas:

  1. methods of scholarly research and dissemination of research (also known as knowledge mobilization)
  2. enumerative (reference) bibliography and appropriate forms of citation and documentation
  3. Analytical/descriptive/historical bibliography, textual criticism, and editorial practice
  4. disciplinary issues in English and aspects of professional life

Books to Buy

Booth, Wayne C., Gregory G. Colomb, and Joseph M. Williams. The Craft of Research. 3rd ed. Chicago: U of Chicago P, 2008. Print.

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Print materials from UVic Special Collections and University Archives

Williams, William Proctor, and Craig S. Abbott. An Introduction to Bibliographical and Textual Studies. 4th ed. New York: Modern Language Association, 2009. Print.