Errata

Entertainment / Literature / Errata: (singularerratum): Errors or mistakes in a printed text. See discussion under erratum, below.

Ur-Text

Entertainment / Literature / Ur-Text: A hypothetical 'best' version of a lost literary text based on correlating later manuscripts and examining the differences between them. An Ur-text is not an actual physical manuscript we can examine MORE

Erratum

Entertainment / Literature / Erratum: (pluralerrata): An error in a printed text that comes about from transposed letters, missing lines of text, or simple typesetting errors resulting from a printer or a printer's apprentice's mistake wh MORE

Textual Variant

Entertainment / Literature / Textual Variant: A version of a text that has differences in wording or structure compared with other texts, especially one with missing lines or extra lines added. In some cases, textual variants reflect the differen MORE

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