17.334 new on WWW (and CD): Caxton's Canterbury Tales

From: Humanist Discussion Group (by way of Willard McCarty willard.mccarty@kcl.ac.uk)
Date: Sat Oct 25 2003 - 04:27:47 EDT

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                   Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 17, No. 334.
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             Date: Sat, 25 Oct 2003 08:55:03 +0100
             From: Barbara Bordalejo <bb268@nyu.edu>
             Subject: Caxton's Canterbury Tales online at De Montfort
    University and on CD

    ----- Original Message -----
    From: Peter Robinson <peter.robinson@DMU.AC.UK>
    Date: Friday, October 24, 2003 10:03 am
    on CD

    > Dear everyone:
    >
    > Following on the publicity about the British Library website:
    > The Canterbury Tales Project is also putting the Caxton images and
    > fulltranscripts of all pages of the two editions online at:
    > http://www.cta.dmu.ac.uk/Caxtons
    >
    > Further, the project has also published a CD-ROM with all this, and
    > additional scholarly material (including, a unique 'view-by-quire'
    > facilitywhich shows how each quire is constructed). This is
    > published by Scholarly
    > Digital Editions and costs just 19.95 for orders before 1 November
    > (25.50including post for orders after that date). See
    > http://www.sd-editions.com/Caxtons
    >
    > This is part of a program from the project of putting materials --
    > transcripts and images -- online wherever possible. More to come...
    >
    > Peter Robinson
    > -------------------------------------------
    > Director, Centre for Technology and the Arts, Faculty of Humanities
    > andSocial Sciences
    > De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester LE1 5XY, UK
    > Phone +44 (0)116 250 6495, fax 257 7265. http://www.cta.dmu.ac.uk/
    > The Canterbury Tales Project http://www.cta.dmu.ac.uk/projects/ctp/
    >
    >
    > > From: Brother Anthony <ansonjae@CCS.SOGANG.AC.KR>
    > > Reply-To: Chaucer Discussion Group <CHAUCER@LISTSERV.UIC.EDU>
    > > Date: Fri, 24 Oct 2003 17:28:59 +0900
    > > To: CHAUCER@LISTSERV.UIC.EDU
    > > Subject: Caxton's Canterbury Tales
    > >
    > > From today we can view full digital facsimiles of the two
    > editions (1476 and
    > > 1483) of Caxton's
    > > Canterbury Tales at the British Library either singly or at the
    > same time in
    > > two separate
    > > frames (click texts, then click on the right-hand side's 'go'
    > then click on
    > > each of the
    > > side-by-side pages) all of that at
    > > http://www.bl.uk/treasures/caxton/homepage.html
    > > while the BBC has made modernized versions of some of the tales
    > too, see
    > > http://www.bbc.co.uk/canterburytales/
    > >
    > > There's life in the old Chaucer yet, it seems.
    > >
    > > Brother Anthony
    > > Sogang University, Seoul, Korea



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