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Elizabeth Clarke and Robert W. Daniel

Cambers’ assertion that there existed a significant paradigm within religious manuscript writing which consisted of ‘sociability and the self’. 28 William Sherman's research on the ‘dynamic ecology of use and reuse’ of printed books equally applies to manuscript life-writing, a major theme in this volume, whereby the use of devotional texts leads to their frequent ‘transformation’ and ‘preservation’. 29 A wealth of recent research, outlined by Zeynep Tenger and Paul

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The compilation and reception of the prison prose of George Fox’s Journal (1694)
Catie Gill

life-writing. 22 Even though Ellwood is sympathetic to the historical record and the need to preserve Fox's visionary and stalwart character, his changes register on occasion priorities that seem designed to soften the image of the Quaker leader when he was responding to persecution. Cadbury's ‘The Editio Princeps of Fox's Journal’ tables six headings under which Ellwood's changes to Fox's manuscript can be arranged. They are: ‘Ellwood's Editorial Style’, ‘Ellwood's Editorial Caution’, ‘Naming of Persons’, ‘Language

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