from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun The study of manuscripts or printings to determine the original or most authoritative form of a text, especially of a piece of literature.
- noun Literary criticism stressing close reading and detailed analysis of a particular text.
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- noun comparison of a particular text with related materials in order to establish authenticity
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