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The Making of Percy's Reliques$
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Nick Groom

Print publication date: 1999

Print ISBN-13: 9780198184591

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184591.001.0001

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Printing the Reliques

Printing the Reliques

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(p.193) 6 Printing the Reliques
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The Making of Percy's Reliques
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Nick Groom

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184591.003.0006

This chapter examines the historical background of the printing of Thomas Percy's Reliques of Ancient English Poetry. The printing of the Reliques took James Dodsley two and a half years to finish. This chapter explores the intersection of the texts of Percy's different literary projects in the light of renewed advice from William Shenstone regarding the printing of the Reliques, and Percy's spiralling circle of correspondents. It also highlights the extant proofs and revisions made by Percy prior to the actual printing of the Reliques.

Keywords:   Reliques of Ancient English Poetry, Thomas Percy, James Dodsley, William Shenstone, printing, ancient poetry, literary antiquarianism

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