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A typed copy of a text.‘I sent a typescript off to the publisher’mass noun ‘there's piles of typescript waiting on my desk’
- ‘At a certain point in the typescript of the text, it is indicated that Waldman will perform an ‘improvised’ poem.’
- ‘So when, in 1988, their collection manager, Marion Kahan, sent him a copy of the typescript she had discovered among the Rothko papers, he took no notice.’
- ‘However, the main manuscripts, typescripts, and proofs which led to its publication were not themselves published until the 1970's.’
- ‘Over the years she lost the typescript of the manuscript she and Coates had labored over during summer 1947, so in her old age she started over.’
- ‘My first ever published book review in issue one was written from a copy of the typescript of her On the Periphery.’
- ‘In addition to the 80 early poems printed by Thwaite, it adds more than 170 others, culled from manuscripts, typescripts and notebooks.’
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