Book/Site: Electronic Textual Editing

Electronic Textual Editing
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.
The volume’s contents include:
1. Prefatory material
1. Foreword
2. Editors’ introduction
2. Guidelines for Editors of Scholarly Editions
1. Guidelines for Editors of Scholarly Editions
2. Guiding Questions for Vettors of Print and Electronic Editions
3. Annotated Bibliography
3. Principles
1. Principles: Burnard, O’Keeffe, Unsworth
4. Sources and Orientations
1. Critical Editing in a Digital Horizon: Buzzetti and Jerome McGann
2. The Canterbury Tales and other Medieval Texts: Peter Robinson
3. Documentary Editing: Bob Rosenberg
4. The Poem and the Network: Editing Poetry Electronically: Neil
Fraistat and Steven Jones
5. Drama Case Study: The Cambridge Edition of the Works of Ben Jonson: David Gants
6. The Women Writers Project: A Digital Anthology: Julia Flanders
7. Authorial Translation: The Case of Samuel Beckett’s Stirrings Still / Soubresauts: Dirk Van Hulle
8. Prose Fiction and Modern Manuscripts: Limitations and Possibilities of Text-Encoding for Electronic Editions: Edward Vanhoutte
9. Philosophy Case Study: Claus Huitfeldt
10. Electronic religious texts: the Gospel of John: D.C. Parker
11. Multimedia Body Plans: A Self-Assessment: Morris Eaves
12. Epigraphy: Anne Mahoney, Perseus Project & Stoa Consortium
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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