Philology in Ruins

@article{Warren2015PhilologyIR,
  title={Philology in Ruins},
  author={M. Warren},
  journal={Florilegium},
  year={2015},
  volume={32},
  pages={59 - 76}
}
How are digitized manuscripts affecting the theory and practice of philology? I use historical and artistic photographs to explore the implications of the new ‘photogenic philology’ that has developed with the expansion of digital archives for medieval manuscript studies. Rather than choosing between ‘real’ manuscripts and their digital avatars, scholars can foreground how their modes of accessing documents shape their questions and conclusions. This kind of analysis helps us understand more… Expand
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