copyeditor


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cop·y·ed·i·tor

or copy editor  (kŏp′ē-ĕd′ĭ-tər)
n.
A person who copyedits, especially as an occupation.

cop′y•ed`i•tor

or cop′y ed`itor,



n.
a person who edits a manuscript, text, etc., for publication, esp. to correct errors in style, punctuation, and grammar.
[1895–1900, Amer.]
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I am deeply grateful to Susan Zimmerman for her guidance in shaping this essay, to the reader and copyeditor at Shakespeare Studies whose suggestions and corrections have been invaluable throughout the production stage, and to my advisor, Mario DiGangi, whose generosity, patience, and astute advice have enriched my work and enabled it to come to fruition.
Just like Jules Verne's Phileas Fogg got his manservant Passepartout to accompany him, this freelance copyeditor with Time magazine was on the lookout for a companion.
The book, as published, reads more like a draft document ready to go to the copyeditor.