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textual criticism

noun
Origin of textual criticism
1870-1875
1870-75
Related forms
textual critic, noun
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textual criticism

noun
1.
the scholarly study of manuscripts, esp of the Bible, in an effort to establish the original text
2.
literary criticism emphasizing a close analysis of the text
Derived Forms
textual critic, noun
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