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Scholarly Editing In The Computer Age

Author : Peter L. Shillingsburg
ISBN : 0472066005
Genre : Literary Criticism
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A practical introduction to the aims, controversies, and procedures of scholarly editing

Digital Scholarly Editing

Author : Elena Pierazzo
ISBN : 9781317150664
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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This book provides an up-to-date, coherent and comprehensive treatment of digital scholarly editing, organized according to the typical timeline and workflow of the preparation of an edition: from the choice of the object to edit, the editorial work, post-production and publication, the use of the published edition, to long-term issues and the ultimate significance of the published work. The author also examines from a theoretical and methodological point of view the issues and problems that emerge during these stages with the application of computational techniques and methods. Building on previous publications on the topic, the book discusses the most significant developments in digital textual scholarship, claiming that the alterations in traditional editorial practices necessitated by the use of computers impose radical changes in the way we think and manage texts, documents, editions and the public. It is of interest not only to scholarly editors, but to all involved in publishing and readership in a digital environment in the humanities.

Digital Scholarly Editing

Author : Matthew James Driscoll
ISBN : 9781783742417
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This volume presents the state of the art in digital scholarly editing. Drawing together the work of established and emerging researchers, it gives pause at a crucial moment in the history of technology in order to offer a sustained reflection on the practices involved in producing, editing and reading digital scholarly editions—and the theories that underpin them. The unrelenting progress of computer technology has changed the nature of textual scholarship at the most fundamental level: the way editors and scholars work, the tools they use to do such work and the research questions they attempt to answer have all been affected. Each of the essays in Digital Scholarly Editing approaches these changes with a different methodological consideration in mind. Together, they make a compelling case for re-evaluating the foundation of the discipline—one that tests its assertions against manuscripts and printed works from across literary history, and the globe. The sheer breadth of Digital Scholarly Editing, along with its successful integration of theory and practice, help redefine a rapidly-changing field, as its firm grounding and future-looking ambit ensure the work will be an indispensable starting point for further scholarship. This collection is essential reading for editors, scholars, students and readers who are invested in the future of textual scholarship and the digital humanities.

Scholarly Editing And German Literature Revision Revaluation Edition

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ISBN : 9789004305472
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Scholarly Editing and German Literature: Revision, Revaluation, Edition offers international perspectives on the process, products and impacts of scholarly editing.

Graph Data Models And Semantic Web Technologies In Scholarly Digital Editing

Author : Elena Spadini
ISBN : 9783754343692
Genre : Computers
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In scholarly digital editing, the established practice for semantically enriching digital texts is to add markup to a linear string of characters. Graph data-models provide an alternative approach, which is increasingly being given serious consideration. Labelled-property-graph databases, and the W3c's semantic web recommendation and associated standards (RDF and OWL) are powerful and flexible solutions to many of the problems that come with embedded markup. This volume explores the combination of scholarly digital editions, the graph data-model, and the semantic web from three perspectives: infrastructures and technologies, formal models, and projects and editions.

Scholarly Digital Editions As Interfaces

Author : Roman Bleier
ISBN : 9783748109259
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Interfaces are important elements of digital scholarly editions as they allow and direct the interaction of users with the online content and they facilitate the access to and exchange of data and information. Some interfaces are created for the human user (GUI), others for machine interaction and data exchange (API). Both aspects of interfaces and their roles in digital scholarly editing were discussed at a conference in 2016 organised by the Centre for Information Modelling at the University of Graz and the Digital Scholarly Editions Initial Training Network DiXiT. This volume includes a range of papers presented at the conference that highlight the diverse views and approaches towards interfaces in the digital scholarly editing community.

Textuality And Knowledge

Author : Peter Shillingsburg
ISBN : 9780271079950
Genre : Business & Economics
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In literary investigation all evidence is textual, dependent on preservation in material copies. Copies, however, are vulnerable to inadvertent and purposeful change. In this volume, Peter Shillingsburg explores the implications of this central concept of textual scholarship. Through thirteen essays, Shillingsburg argues that literary study depends on documents, the preservation of works, and textual replication, and he traces how this proposition affects understanding. He explains the consequences of textual knowledge (and ignorance) in teaching, reading, and research—and in the generous impulses behind the digitization of cultural documents. He also examines the ways in which facile assumptions about a text can lead one astray, discusses how differing international and cultural understandings of the importance of documents and their preservation shape both knowledge about and replication of works, and assesses the dissemination of information in the context of ethics and social justice. In bringing these wide-ranging pieces together, Shillingsburg reveals how and why meaning changes with each successive rendering of a work, the value in viewing each subsequent copy of a text as an original entity, and the relationship between textuality and knowledge. Featuring case studies throughout, this erudite collection distills decades of Shillingsburg’s thought on literary history and criticism and appraises the place of textual studies and scholarly editing today.

Toronto Trailblazers

Author : Ruth Panofsky
ISBN : 9781487505578
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The first-ever study of women in Canadian publishing, Toronto Trailblazers delves into the cultural influence of seven key women who, despite pervasive gender bias, helped advance a modern literary culture for Canada. Publisher Irene Clarke, scholarly editors Eleanor Harman and Francess Halpenny, trade editors Sybil Hutchinson, Claire Pratt, and Anna Porter, and literary agent Bella Pomer made the most of their vocational prospects, first by securing their respective positions and then by refining their professional methods. Individually, each woman asserted her agency by adapting orthodox ways of working within Canadian publishing. Collectively, and perhaps more importantly, their overarching approach emerged more broadly as a feminist practice. Guided by the resolve to make industry-wide improvements, these women disrupted the dominant masculine paradigm and reinvigorated the culture of publishing and authorship in Canada. Through their vision and method these trailblazing women became agents of change who helped transform publishing practice.

Digital Classical Philology

Author : Monica Berti
ISBN : 9783110599572
Genre : Philosophy
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Die verbreiteten Begriffe ‚Informationsgesellschaft' und ‚Age of Access' suggerieren die problemlose allseitige Zugänglichkeit von Information. Doch Information ist in der Realität in vielerlei Hinsicht unzugänglich - physisch, wirtschaftlich, intellektuell, sprachlich, politisch, technisch. Zudem entstehen täglich neue Techniken und Praktiken der Zugänglichmachung. Schließlich zeigen sich in verschiedenen Bereichen die Grenzen der Forderung nach Zugänglichkeit. Diese neue Buchreihe bringt Wissenschaftler und Praktiker verschiedenster Prägung zusammen, um die verschiedenen Dimensionen der Unzugänglichkeit von Information auszuloten sowie Prinzipien und Techniken ihrer praktischen und gesellschaftlichen Überwindung aufzuzeigen, aber auch notwendige Grenzen der Zugänglichkeit deutlich zu machen. Herausgegeben von André Schüller-Zwierlein, Universitätsbibliothek Regensburg. Editorial Board: Prof. Dr. Herbert Burkert (Informationsrecht, Universität St. Gallen) Dr. Klaus Ceynowa (Stv. Generaldirektor der Bayerischen Staatsbibliothek) Prof. Dr. Heinrich Hußmann (Angewandte Informatik und Medieninformatik, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München) Prof. Dr. Michael Jäckel (Soziologie, Universität Trier) Prof. Dr. Rainer Kuhlen (Informationswissenschaft, Universität Konstanz) Prof. Dr. Frank Marcinkowski (Kommunikationswissenschaft, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster) Prof. Dr. Rudi Schmiede (Soziologie, Technische Universität Darmstadt) Prof. Dr. Richard Stang (Bibliotheks- und Informationsmanagement, Hochschule der Medien, Stuttgart)

Transferred Illusions

Author : Marilyn Deegan
ISBN : 0754670163
Genre : Business & Economics
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Despite the hype about the digital revolution, traditional print forms are still very much with us. This timely book offers a reconsideration of the many complex issues surrounding the electronic representation of text now and in the future.

Public History

Author : Thomas Cauvin
ISBN : 9781317512448
Genre : History
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Public History: A Textbook of Practice is a guide to the many challenges historians face while teaching, learning, and practicing public history. Historians can play a dynamic and essential role in contributing to public understanding of the past, and those who work in historic preservation, in museums and archives, in government agencies, as consultants, as oral historians, or who manage crowdsourcing projects need very specific skills. This book links theory and practice and provides students and practitioners with the tools to do public history in a wide range of settings. The text engages throughout with key issues such as public participation, digital tools and media, and the internationalization of public history. Part One focuses on public history sources, and offers an overview of the creation, collection, management, and preservation of public history materials (archives, material culture, oral materials, or digital sources). Chapters cover sites and institutions such as archival repositories and museums, historic buildings and structures, and different practices such as collection management, preservation (archives, objects, sounds, moving images, buildings, sites, and landscape), oral history, and genealogy. Part Two deals with the different ways in which public historians can produce historical narratives through different media (including exhibitions, film, writing, and digital tools). The last part explores the challenges and ethical issues that public historians will encounter when working with different communities and institutions. Either in public history methods courses or as a resource for practicing public historians, this book lays the groundwork for making meaningful connections between historical sources and popular audiences.

Publishing Scholarly Editions

Author : Christopher Ohge
ISBN : 9781108803571
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Publishing Scholarly Editions offers new intellectual tools for publishing digital editions that bring readers closer to the experimental practices of literature, editing, and reading. Sections 1 and 2 frame intentionality and data analysis as intersubjective, interrelated, and illustrative of experience-as-experimentation. In them, I explore these ideas in two editorial projects of nineteenth-century works: Herman Melville's Billy Budd, Sailor and the anti-slavery anthology The Bow in the Cloud, edited by Mary Anne Rawson. Section 3 uses philosophical Pragmatism to rethink editorial principles and data modelling, arguing for a broader conception of the edition rooted in data collections and experience. The Conclusion draws attention to the challenges of publishing digital editions, and why they have failed to be supported by the publishing industry. If publications are conceived as pragmatic 'inventions' based on reliable, open-access data collections, then editing will embrace the critical, aesthetic, and experimental affordances of editions of experience.

The Pleasures Of Contamination

Author : David C. Greetham
ISBN : 9780253355065
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Through the concept of contamination, David Greetham highlights various ways that one text may invade another, carrying with it a residue of potential meaning. While the focus of this study is on written works, the scope ranges widely over music, politics, art, science, philosophy, religion, and social studies. Greetham argues that this sort of contamination is not only ubiquitous in contemporary culture, but may also be a necessary and beneficial circumstance. Tracing contamination from the Middle Ages onward, he takes up issues such as the placement of quote marks in Keats's "Ode to a Grecian Urn," the controversy over the use of evidence for "yellowcake" uranium in Niger, and the reconstitution of reality on YouTube, to illustrate that the basic questions of evidence, fact, and voice have always been slippery concepts.

Biografies Invisibles Invisible Biographies

Author : Vicent Josep Escartí
ISBN : 9789027259660
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Biografies invisibles: Marginats i marginals és un volum que conté una sèrie d’estudis de casos concrets de personatges històrics desconeguts en gran mesura i que, pel fet d’haver tingut unes vides al marge de la llei en moltes ocasions, no són actualment coneguts. També, sobre personatges literaris que encarnen aquelles opcions no majoritàries i, encara, reflexions més genèriques sobre aquells grups o sobre els textos que ens han transmés aquelles realitats. Biografies invisibles: Marginats i marginals conté quasi una vintena de treballs de reconeguts especialistes de diferents universitats europees, que han analitzat casos de dones marginades, homosexuals, i d’altres personatges marginals des de l’òptica actual. Es tracta de retornar-los la veu que un dia, la societat on van viure, els va negar. Invisible Biographies: Marginates and marginals is a volume that contains a series of specific case studies of largely unknown figures from the past who, because of their lives on the fringes of the law on many occasions, were silenced. Also, on literary characters who embody those non-majority options and, in addition, more generic reflections on those groups or on the texts that have transmitted to us those polyhedral realities. Invisible Biographies: Marginates and marginals contains almost twenty works by renowned specialists from different European universities, who have analysed the cases of marginalized women, Jews, homosexuals, and other persecuted characters from a contemporary perspective. The aim is to give them back the voice that the society in which they lived once denied them.

The Work And The Reader In Literary Studies

Author : Paul Eggert
ISBN : 9781108485746
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Reflects on and re-imagines the role of the scholarly edition and its reader in the twenty-first century.

Traces Of The Old Uses Of The New

Author : Amy E. Earhart
ISBN : 9780472052783
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Mapping the history of digital literary scholarship, Earhart stakes a claim for discipline-specific histories of digital study

From Gutenberg To Google

Author : Peter L. Shillingsburg
ISBN : 9781139459013
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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As technologies for electronic texts develop into ever more sophisticated engines for capturing different kinds of information, radical changes are underway in the way we write, transmit and read texts. In this thought-provoking work, Peter Shillingsburg considers the potentials and pitfalls, the enhancements and distortions, the achievements and inadequacies of electronic editions of literary texts. In tracing historical changes in the processes of composition, revision, production, distribution and reception, Shillingsburg reveals what is involved in the task of transferring texts from print to electronic media. He explores the potentials, some yet untapped, for electronic representations of printed works in ways that will make the electronic representation both more accurate and more rich than was ever possible with printed forms. However, he also keeps in mind the possible loss of the book as a material object and the negative consequences of technology.

A New Companion To Digital Humanities

Author : Susan Schreibman
ISBN : 9781118680629
Genre : Literary Criticism
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"A New Companion to Digital Humanities offers the most comprehensive and up-to-date collection of research currently available in this dynamic and burgeoning field"--Provided by publisher.

Textual Transgressions

Author : David C. Greetham
ISBN : 0815313403
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This volume traces the modern critical and performance history of this play, one of Shakespeare's most-loved and most-performed comedies. The essay focus on such modern concerns as feminism, deconstruction, textual theory, and queer theory.

Radiant Textuality

Author : J. McGann
ISBN : 9781137107381
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This book describes and explains the fundamental changes that are now taking place in the most traditional areas of humanities theory and method, scholarship and education. The changes flow from the re-examination of the very foundations of the humanities - its theories of textuality and communication - that are being forced by developments in information technology. A threshold was crossed during the last decade of the twentieth century with the emergence of the World Wide Web, which has (1) globalized access to computerized resources and information, and (2) made interface and computer graphics paramount concerns for work in digital culture. While these changes are well known, their consequences are not well understood, despite so much discussion by digital enthusiasts and digital doomsters alike. In reconsidering these matters, Radiant Textuality introduces some remarkable new proposals for integrating computerized tools into the central interpretative and critical activities of traditional humanities disciplines, and of literary studies in particular.

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