Text Editing, Print and the Digital World

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Marilyn Deegan, Kathryn Sutherland
Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., 2009 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 205 pages
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This important book brings together leading textual critics, scholarly editors, technical specialists and publishers to discuss whether and how existing paradigms for developing and using critical editions are changing to reflect the increased commitment to and assumed significance of digital tools and methodologies.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
In Theory
11
Being Critical Paperbased Editing and the Digital Environment
13
The Compleat Edition
27
Digital Editions and Text Processing
45
The Book the Etext and the Worksite
63
Open Source Critical Editions A Rationale
83
Every Reader his own Bibliographer An Absurdity?
99
In Practice
111
they hid their books underground
113
The Cambridge Edition of the Works of Jonathan Swift and the Future of the Scholarly Edition
127
Editions and Archives Textual Editing and the Nineteenthcentury Serials Edition ncse
137
Digitizing Inscribed Texts
159
Digital Genetic Editions The Encoding of Time in Manuscript Transcription
169
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About the author (2009)

Marilyn Deegan is Director of Research Development, Centre for Computing in the Humanities at King's College London as well as the Co-Director of the AHRB ICT Methods Network. She is editor of the journal Literary and Linguistics Computing and has worked on numerous digitization projects in the arts and humanities. Kathryn Sutherland is Professor of Bibliography and Textual Criticism at Oxford University. She teaches and researches on bibliography, textual criticism, Romantic period writings, Scottish Enlightenment, textual theory and Jane Austen.

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