Holy Living and Holy Dying: Volume I: Holy Living
commentary, and a textual introduction. The general introduction to both volumes sets out Taylor's life and the intellectual background of these devotional and literary classics.
- Hardback | 420 pages
- 144 x 223 x 28mm | 632g
- 12 Oct 1989
- Oxford University Press
- Clarendon Press
- Oxford, United Kingdom
- 9 halftones, 1 line illustration
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Louis L. Martz, Yale University, Modern Philology 'It is good that we have a proper scholarly edition of Taylor's Holy Living and Holy Dying. Stanwood has provided us with very sound, scholarly, and careful editions of two of the most popular devotional manuals of the seventeenth century. These are very sound editions and ones we have long needed.'
William Proctor Williams, Northern Illinois University, Journal of English and Germanic Philology, 4/92 'There is much here for which the modern reader has cause to be grateful.'
Isabel Rivers, St Hugh's College, Oxford, Notes and Queries, March 1992 'The publisher and printers have given the volumes an elegance and an accuracy to match the editor's learning.'
Geoffrey F. Nuttall, Journal of Ecclesiastical History 'It is a delight ... to see him in his newest dress, tactfully and accurately edited.'
Paul Hartle, Country Life `It is P.G.Stanwood's inestimable service to have enabled readers to appreciate the richness of Taylor's text and of his rhetorical stratagies by granting them for the first time full access to Taylor's cultural store. To the benefit of a carefully edited text he adds detailed and comprehensive bibliographical annotation for all Taylor's allusions, ...'
Christina Malcolmson, Yearbook of English Studies.