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Walter Whiter

(1758—1832) philologist and literary scholar


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(1758–1832)

English philologist whose Specimen of a Commentary on Shakespeare (1794) anticipates imagery studies of the twentieth century. It was almost entirely neglected for a century and a half, but was reprinted, with Whiter's own revisions, edited by Alan Over and Mary Bell, in 1967.

Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism.


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