18.653 Electronic Textual Editing online

From: Humanist Discussion Group (by way of Willard McCarty willard.mccarty_at_kcl.ac.uk>
Date: Mon, 21 Mar 2005 07:13:47 +0000

               Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 18, No. 653.
       Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
                     Submit to: humanist_at_princeton.edu

         Date: Mon, 21 Mar 2005 06:57:32 +0000
         From: John Unsworth <unsworth_at_uiuc.edu>
         Subject: full text of Electronic Textual Editing available online

The complete text of the forthcoming MLA volume, Electronic Textual
Editing, co-sponsored by the Text Encoding Initiative and the Modern
Language Association's Committee on Scholarly Editions, is now available
for free, on the redesigned TEI web site, at:


The volume's contents include:

1. Prefatory material

     1. Foreword: G. Thomas Tanselle (Columbia University & John Simon
Guggenheim Memorial Foundation)
     2. Editors' introduction: Lou Burnard (Oxford University & Text
Encoding Initiative); Katherine O'Brien O'Keeffe (Notre Dame University &
Committee on Scholarly Editions ; John Unsworth (University of Illinois at
Urbana-Champaign & Committee on Scholarly Editions & Text Encoding Initiative).

2. Guidelines for Editors of Scholarly Editions

     1. Guidelines for Editors of Scholarly Editions: From the Modern
Language Association's Committee on Scholarly Editions
     2. Guiding Questions for Vettors of Print and Electronic Editions :
Committee on Scholarly Editions, Modern Language Association
     3. Annotated Bibliography: Key Works in the Theory of Textual Editing:
Dirk Van Hulle (University of Antwerp, Belgium)

3. Principles

     1. Principles: Burnard, O'Keeffe, Unsworth

4. Sources and Orientations

     1. Critical Editing in a Digital Horizon: Dino Buzzetti (Universita di
Bologna) and Jerome McGann (University of Virginia)
     2. The Canterbury Tales and other Medieval Texts: Peter Robinson, De
Montfort University
     3. Documentary Editing: Bob Rosenberg (Edison Papers Project, Rutgers
     4. The Poem and the Network: Editing Poetry Electronically: Neil
Fraistat (University of Maryland) and Steven Jones (Loyola University,
Chicago) (Romantic Circles)
     5. Drama Case Study: The Cambridge Edition of the Works of Ben Jonson:
David Gants (University of New Brunswick)
     6. The Women Writers Project: A Digital Anthology: Julia Flanders
(Women Writers Project, Brown University)
     7. Authorial Translation: The Case of Samuel Beckett's Stirrings Still
/ Soubresauts: Dirk Van Hulle, University of Antwerp, Belgium
     8. Prose Fiction and Modern Manuscripts: Limitations and Possibilities
of Text-Encoding for Electronic Editions: Edward Vanhoutte (Centrum voor
Teksteditie en Bronnenstudie(Centre for Scholarly Editing and Document
Studies): Royal Academy of Dutch Language and Literature, Belgium)
     9. Philosophy Case Study: Claus Huitfeldt, Department of Philosophy,
University of Bergen
    10. Electronic religious texts: the Gospel of John: D.C. Parker (Centre
for the Editing of Texts in Religion, University of Birmingham, UK)
    11. Multimedia Body Plans: A Self-Assessment: Morris Eaves (University
of Rochester)
    12. Epigraphy: Anne Mahoney, Perseus Project & Stoa Consortium Tufts

5. Practices and Procedures

     1. Effective Methods of Producing Machine-Readable Text from Manuscript
and Print Sources: Eileen Gifford Fenton (JSTOR) and Hoyt N. Duggan
(University of Virginia)
     2. Levels of transcription: M. J. Driscoll (University of Copenhagen)
     3. Digital Facsimiles in Editing: Kevin Kiernan (Electronic Beowulf,
University of Kentucky)
     4. Authenticating electronic editions: Phill Berrie, Paul Eggert, Chris
Tiffin, and Graham Barwell (Australian Scholarly Editions Centre,
Australian Defence Force Academy, University of New South Wales; University
of Queensland; University of Woollongong)
     5. Document Management and File Naming: Greg Crane (Perseus Project,
Tufts University)
     6. Writing Systems and Character Representation: Christian Wittern
(Kyoto University)
     7. How and Why to Formalize your Markup: Patrick Durusau (Society of
Biblical Literature and Emory University)
     8. Storage, Retrieval, and Rendering: Sebastian Rahtz (Research
Technologies Service, Oxford University)
     9. When not to use TEI: John Lavagnino (King's College, London)
    10. Moving a Print-Based Editorial Project into Electronic Form:
Hans-Walter Gabler (Institut fuer Englische Philologie,
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet Muenchen)
    11. Rights and Permissions in an Electronic Edition: Mary Case (Office
of Scholarly Communication, Association of Research Libraries) and David
Green (National Initiative of Networked Cultural Heritage)
    12. Collection and Preservation of an Electronic Edition: Marilyn Deegan
(King's College London)
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