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Fists change request

Page history last edited by Ryan Hildebrand 6 years ago

thesaurus: Provenance Evidence


term to change: Fists


new form: Manicules


term change: change term


UF alterations: Fists



UF alteration type: add UF


changes comments: This has always been a problematic term; even though "Fists" had the most warrant when the thesaurus was compiled (and re-affirmed by me around 1998), the situation has now changed with the publication of William Sherman's _Toward a History of the Manicule_ in 2005. Since then, preference for that term has (anecdotally) grown rapidly among both scholars. The benefit of "Manicules" over "Fists" is that "manicule" doesn't have other, common meanings


changes sources: http://www.livesandletters.ac.uk/papers/FOR_2005_04_001.pdf




submitter date: 27 November 2013


submitter telephone: 202.675-0369


submitter institution: Folger Shakespeare Library


Original request: http://rbmsthesauri.pbworks.com/w/page/81207749/Fists%20change%20request 

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