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emendation

the correction of a previously published misspelt scientific name.
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Reinert's reading, combined with Kerner's and MacDonald's defenses, casts grave doubt upon the validity of the emendation, because it supports the hypothesis that the apparent inconsistency results from Hemingway's intentional violation of standard dialogue conventions.
17] Furthermore, only a variorum text records Thomas Hanmer's and Warburton's emendation of 'divorce hell-made'.
In any case, I am inclined to favor a more conservative use of conjectural emendation, reserving it for more desperately opaque passages.
The critical apparatus gives a detailed inventory of the Bauyn manuscript, a list of some ninety concordant sources, and critical commentaries reporting emendations and variant readings.
Wiltshire, in contrast, records every emendation made in his edition to the 1816 copy-text, even when the error is obvious: thus the correction of "anny" to "Fanny," "aud" to "and," and other such instances are all duly noted (630-32).
Let us take a quick look at Essays: First Series where, although the emendation principle is sounder and consistently applied, there are still interesting choices.
What results from the emendation is an improved reading of the text and one that is squarely at odds with the classical Sunni law of inheritance.
Chapter 1 discusses emendations by Jakob Grimm and Friedrich Klaeber.
probably as good as any'), and two recent attempts at emendation have been made.
Both emendation and reconstruction are not "pure guess work" but hermeneutic responses to our current textual condition.
In that regard a slight emendation to footnote 16 on page 7 is needed, I believe.