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Samuel Purchas as Editor: A Case Study: Anthony Knyvett's Journal

Richard Hitchcock
The Modern Language Review
Vol. 99, No. 2 (Apr., 2004), pp. 301-312
DOI: 10.2307/3738747
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/3738747
Page Count: 12
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Abstract

mong the manuscripts that Samuel Purchas obtained from Richard Hakluyt, which in 1625 he published in "Purchas His Pilgrims," was the journal of Anthony Knyvett, the son of a Wiltshire knight, who in 1601 returned to England after a seven-year captivity in Brazil. Purchas had taken on too much to be able to be a truly conscientious editor. But Knyvett's journal, for all its still detectable merits, has suffered from more than mere editorial negligence, and religious prejudice may reasonably be suspected as a factor.

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