POETICA: An International Journal of Linguistic-Literary Studies

Edited by the Editorial Board of Poetica
Editor-in-Chief: Toshiyuki Takamiya


Vols. 1-89&90 (1974- Autumn 2018). Tokyo. Average 120 pp. per volume.

Size: 25 cm.

Publication year: 1974-2018

ISSN: 0287-1629

Text: English

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Vols. 89 & 90 (double issue on Association and Provenance)

Toshiyuki Takamiya (Keio University, Emeritus)
In Memoriam Eric G. Stanley (1923–2018)

Ed Potten (Centre for Medieval Studies, University of York) and Toshiyuki Takamiya (Keio University, Emeritus)

David Pearson (Former Director of Culture, Heritage & Libraries at the City of London Corporation)
Provenance revisited

Emily Ulrich (Ph.D. candidate in Medieval Studies at Yale University)
Reconceptualizing The Nuneaton Codex: Cambridge FitzWilliam Museum, McClean 123

Martha W. Driver (Professor of English and Women’s and Gender Studies at Pace University)
The curious case of a de Worde edition in the Morgan Library & Museum

Richard A. Linenthal (Antiquarian bookseller)
The last abbots’ books: Tewkesbury and Hailes

Ed Potten (Centre for Medieval Studies, University of York)
A mendicant pharmacopeia?: Robert Edward Hart’s copy of the 1485 Gart der Gesundheit

H. R. Woudhuysen (FBA, Rector of Lincoln College)
Some early collectors and owners of Samuel Johnson’s books and manuscripts

Christopher Edwards (Independent antiquarian bookseller)
Samuel Johnson’s Rasselas: two presentation copies

Kathryn James (Curator, Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library)
Provenance as poetic faith: John Payne Collier and accounts of literary discovery

Robert Harding (Director of Maggs Bros., the antiquarian book dealers in London)
‘Scraps of insignificant scribbling’: The Rev. Dr. Thomas Raffles and a lost book from the library of Lady Anne Clifford, Countess of Pembroke

Koichi Yukishima (Professor in the School of Education, Waseda University)
The Mansbridge copy of the Cambridge edition of Baskerville’s Bible

A. S. G. Edwards (Deputy Editor of The Book Collector)
On the cusp of change: The 1969 Bibliographical Society Gold Medal award

<Latest Issue>
POETICA proudly announces the publication of a double issue, Nos. 89 & 90, devoted to the theme of ‘Association and Provenance’. Dedicated to the memory of the great scholar of Medieval Literature, Eric G. Stanley, the volume draws on international pool of scholars, librarians and booksellers, and its contents span seven centuries.

POETICA was launched in Japan in 1974 by scholars of literature and publishes essays in the fields of English linguistics, literature, and cultural studies. As an interdisciplinary and professional academic journal, POETICA has received much acclaim and is read by scholars in Japan and worldwide.

■Editorial Board:
ABE Masahiko (University of Tokyo)
ALVEY Miyamoto Nahoko (University of Tokyo)
ELLIS Toshiko (University of Tokyo)
HARADA Noriyuki (Tokyo Woman’s Christian University)
HIROTA Atsuhiko (Kyoto University)
KOBAYASHI Yoshiko (University of Tokyo)
MATSUDA Takami (Keio University)
OGURA Michiko (Tokyo Woman’s Christian University)
TAKAMIYA Toshiyuki (Keio University, Emeritus)

■Advisory Board:
Ziva BEN-PORT (Tel-Aviv University)
Piero BOITANI (University of Rome)
Stephen GREENBLATT (Harvard University)
Simon HOROBIN (Magdalen College, Oxford)
IKEGAMI Yoshihiko (University of Tokyo, Emeritus)
SASAYAMA Takashi (Kwansei Gakuin University, Emeritus)
E.G. STANLEY † (Pembroke College, Oxford, Emeritus)
Winthrop WETHERBEE (Cornell University, Emeritus)
YAMANOUCHI Hisaaki (University of Tokyo, Emeritus)

■Assistant Editors:
IWAMASA Shinji (Shirayuri University)

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