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editing

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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Editing

 

the reworking by an editor of an author’s work for publication or for broadcasting on radio or television. Editing may be political, scholarly, or literary. In practice, however, the editing of new works is a single creative process that aims to perfect the content and form of the work while preserving the author’s individuality. Editing of literary or scholarly works in the preparation of authoritative texts consists of compilation, establishment of a definitive text, and the preparation of reference material.

REFERENCE

Sikorskii, N. M. Teoriia i praktika redaktirovaniia. Moscow, 1971.
The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

editing

Making modifications. See edit.
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