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No.  It was the fault of the author for not making sure his work was 
accurate.

What is this nonsense about graduate students?  Did your graduate 
supervisor accept lousy work from you?  I don't get it.

Marcia

Rickard A. Parker wrote:

>"Loucks, James" wrote:
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>>Very inwteresting. It almost looks like sabotage, or really bad
>>editing/typesetting -- or the author's trying to recall these
>>quotations from memory -- there are just too many errors to be
>>believed in Rainey's work under review.
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>I bet it was the fault of some grad student re-typing the essay
>instead of scanning it in and editing that text.  I've done a lot of
>both and fixing a scan is better (but even that is a lot of hard work.)
>I produced a version of "From Ritual to Romance" by comparing an online
>version of it in the original UK English with another version in US
>English and using a book to resolve the differences.  Even having
>electronic text to start with and using computerized editing tools it
>took about forty hours work to get a more correct version of the UK
>English text.  And then I recently found a website that had taken what
>I had done and commenting that that had to be fixed (I haven't yet asked
>how I screwed up.)
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>Regards,
>    Rick Parker
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