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The Hypertext Edition: Theory and Practice

Bibliography and Resources

For the lists that follow here, I am particularly indebted to the Annotated Bibliography: Key Works in the Theory of Textual Editing (Dirk Van Hulle, comp.; Committee on Scholarly Editions, University of Antwerp) and to Charles W. Bailey's Scholarly Electronic Publishing Bibliograpy (University of Houston). This bibliography is, however, by no means exhaustive.



Resources: HTML

Introduction to HTML (ITS - U of Western Ontario)

HTML: A Simple Introduction (U of Virginia)

HTML: A Basic Helpsheet (U of Virginia)

HTML IIa: Tables and Frames (U of Virginia)

HTML IIb: Image Maps (U of Virginia)

A Beginner's Guide to HTML
(NCSA - U of Illinois)

W3C HTML 4.01 Specifications

Questy's Building a Better Web Site



Resources: XML

XML for Fun and Profit (U of Virginia)

The Electronic Text Center Introduction to TEI and Guide to Document Preparation (U of Virginia)

Text Encoding Initiative Home Page

TEI's "A Gentle Guide to XML"

List of Tags in the TEILITE.DTD - Electronic Text Center (U of Virginia)

XML Version of the TEI Guidelines (TEI P4)


Resources: General

UWO Web Resource Centre (U of Western Ontario)

General Web Publishing Guidelines (ITS - U of Western Ontario)

Standards and Procedures - Electronic Text Centre (UNB) Help Sheets

Electronic Text Center -- University of Virginia


Text Scanning: A Helpsheet (U of Virginia)

Image Scanning: A Helpsheet
(U of Virginia)

ISO Special Characters (U of Virginia)

Creating and Documenting Electronic Texts (AHDS; UK)

The Rossetti Archive Related Resources (IATH - U of Virginia)

Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies (U of Toronto)

Society for the History of Authorship, Reading & Publishing (SHARP)

Scholarly Electronic Publishing Bibliography (U of Houston)

Humanist Discussion Group

The overLib Home Page (Erik Bosrup)

Consortium for Computers in the Humanities (COCH-COSH)

Evaluating Web Resources (Widener U)

The Victorian Women Writers Project Encoding Guidelines (Indiana University)

The Walt Whitman Archive: Technical Summary

The Walt Whitman Archive: Encoding Guidelines for Poetry Manuscripts

Download Windows Software - FirstPage, SSH Secure Telnet, and FTP v3.2.9 (ITS - U of Western Ontario)


General Works on Bibliography and Book History

Bédier, Joseph. “La tradition manuscrite du Lai de l’Ombre: réflexions sur l’art d’éditer les anciens textes.” Romania 54 (1928): 161-196, 321-356.

Blecua, Alberto. “Defending Neolachmannianism: On the Palacio Manuscript of La Celestina.” Variants. Eds. Peter Robinson and H.T.M. Van Vliet. Turnhout: Brepols, 2002. 113-33.

Bornstein, George, and Ralph G. Williams, eds. Palimpsest: Editorial Theory in the Humanities. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1993.

Bowers, Fredson. “Some Principles for Scholarly Editions of Nineteenth-Century American Authors.” Studies in Bibliography 17 (1964): 223-8.

Cohen, Philip, ed. Devils and Angels: Textual Editing and Literary Theory. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1991.

de Biasi, Pierre-Marc. “What is a Literary Draft? Toward a Functional Typology of Genetic Documentation.” Yale French Studies 89: Drafts (1996): 26-58.

Eggert, Paul. “Textual Product or Textual Process: Procedures and Assumptions of Critical Editing.” Editing in Australia. Ed. Paul Eggert. Canberra: University College ADFA, 1990. 19-40.

Ferrer, Daniel. “Production, Invention, and Reproduction: Genetic vs. Textual Criticism.” Reimagining Textuality: Textual Studies in the Late Age of Print. Eds. Elizabeth Bergmann Loizeaux and Neil Fraistat. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2002. 48-59.

Finneran, Richard J., ed. The Literary Text in the Digital Age. Editorial Theory and Literary Criticism. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1996.

Gabler, Hans Walter, George Bornstein, and Gillian Borland Pierce, eds. Contemporary German Editorial Theory. Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press, 1995.

Gabler, Hans Walter. “The Synchrony and Diachrony of Texts: Practice and Theory of the Critical Edition of James Joyce's Ulysses.TEXT 1 (1981): 305-26.

Gaskell, Philip. From Writer to Reader: Studies in Editorial Method. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1978.

Greetham, David C. Textual Scholarship: An Introduction. New York and London: Garland, 1992.

—— , ed. Scholarly Editing: A Guide to Research. New York: The Modern Language Association of America, 1995.

Greg, W. W. “The Rationale of Copy-Text.” Studies in Bibliography 3 (1950-1): 19-37.

Groden, Michael. “Contemporary Textual and Literary Theory.” Representing Modernist Texts: Editing as Interpretation. Ed. George Bornstein. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1991: 259-86.

Hay, Louis. “Passé et avenir de l’édition génétique: quelques réflexions d’un usager.” Cahier de textologie 2 (1988): 5-22; trans. “Genetic Editing, Past and Future: A Few Reflections of a User.” TEXT 3 (1987): 117-33.

Maas, Paul. Einleitung in die Altertumswissenschaft vol. 2: “Textkritik.” Leipzig & Berlin: Teubner, 1927; Textual Criticism. Trans. Barbara Flower. Oxford: Clarendon, 1958.

McGann, Jerome J. The Textual Condition. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1991.

—— . Critique of Modern Textual Criticism. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1983. Repr. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1992.

—— . “The Rationale of HyperText.” <http://www.iath.virginia.edu/public/jjm2f/rationale.html>; repr. TEXT 9 (1996): 11-32; repr. Electronic Text: Investigations in Method and Theory. Ed. Kathryn Sutherland. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1997. 19-46; repr. radiant textuality: literature after the world wide web. New York: Palgrave, 2001. 53-74.

McKenzie, D.F. Bibliography and the Sociology of the Text: The Panizzi Lectures 1985.  London: The British Library, 1986.

McKerrow, R. B. An Introduction to Bibliography for Literary Students. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1927.

Oliphant, Dave and Robin Bradford, eds. New Directions in Textual Studies. Austin: U of Texas at Austin, 1990.

Parker, Hershel. Flawed Texts and Verbal Icons: Literary Authority in American Fiction. Evanston: Nortwestern University Press, 1984.

Pizer, Donald. “Self-Censorship and Textual Editing.” Textual Criticism and Literary Interpretation. Ed. Jerome J. McGann. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1985. 144-61.

Reiman, Donald H. “‘Versioning’: The Presentation of Multiple Texts.” Romantic Texts and Contexts. Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 1987. 167-80.

Robinson, Peter M. W. “The One Text and the Many Texts.” Making Texts for the Next Century. Special Issue of Literary & Linguistic Computing 15.1 (2000): 5-14

Shillingsburg Peter. Scholarly Editing in the Computer Age: Theory and Practice. 3rd edition. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1996.

Shillingsburg, Peter. Resisting Texts: Authority and Submission in Constructions of Meaning. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1997.

Stillinger, Jack. Multiple Authorship and the Myth of the Author in Criticism and Textual Theory. New York: Oxford University Press, 1991.

Tanselle, G. Thomas. “The Editorial Problem of Final Authorial Intention.” Studies in Bibliography 29 (1976): 167-211.

Tanselle, G. Thomas. A Rationale of Textual Criticism. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1989.

Thorpe, James. Principles of Textual Criticism. San Marino: Huntington Library, 1972.

Timpanaro, Sebastiano. La genesi del metodo del Lachmann. Florence: Le Monnier, 1963. Rev. ed. Padua: Liviana, 1985.

Zeller, Hans. “A New Approach to the Critical Constitution of Literary Texts.” Studies in Bibliography 28 (1975): 231-63.


Works on Hypertext and Electronic Texts

Bailey, Charles W., Jr. "Evolution of an Electronic Book: The Scholarly Electronic Publishing Bibliography." The Journal of Electronic Publishing 7 (2001).

Basch, Reva. "Books Online: Visions, Plans, and Perspectives for Electronic Text." ONLINE 15 (1991): 13-23.

Bornstein, George, and Theresa Tinkle, eds. The Iconic Page in Manuscript, Print, and Digital Culture. Ann Arbor: U of Michigan P, 1998.

Brown, Gary J. "Beyond Print: Reading Digitally." Library Hi Tech 19.4 (2001): 390-399.

Burrows, Toby. "Electronic Texts, Digital Libraries, and the Humanities in Australia." Library Hi Tech 17.3 (1999): 248-255.

——. The Text in the Machine: Electronic Texts in the Humanities. New York: The Haworth Press, 1999.

Butter, Karen, Robin Chandler, and John Kunze. "The Cigarette Papers: Issues in Publishing Materials in Multiple Formats." D-Lib Magazine (November 1996). http://www.dlib.org/dlib/november96/11butter.html

Cawkell, Tony. "Electronic Books." Aslib Proceedings 51 (1999): 54-58.

Chen, Ya-ning. "Application and Development of Electronic Books in an E-Gutenberg Age." Online Information Review 27.1 (2003): 8-16.

Cherry, Joan M., and Wendy M. Duff. "Studying Digital Library Users over Time: A Follow-up Survey of Early Canadiana Online." Information Research 7.2 (2002).

Chesnutt, David R. "The Model Editions Partnership: 'Smart Text' and Beyond." D-Lib Magazine (July/August 1997).

Crane, Gregory. "The Perseus Project and Beyond: How Building a Digital Library Challenges the Humanities and Technology." D-Lib Magazine (January 1998). http://www.dlib.org/dlib/january98/01crane.html

Ditlea, Steve. "The Real E-Books." Technology Review 103 (2000): 70-78.

Doane, Andrea. "The ARTFL Project: An Introduction." D-Lib Magazine (January 1996). http://www.dlib.org/dlib/january96/briefings/01artfl.html

Dorman, David. "The E-Book: Pipe Dream or Potential Disaster?" American Libraries 30 (1999): 36-39.

Eaves, Morris. "Behind the Scenes at the William Blake Archive: Collaboration Takes More Than E-Mail." The Journal of Electronic Publishing 3.2 (1997).

Eisenberg, Daniel. "Problems of the Paperless Book." Scholarly Publishing 21 (1989): 11-26.

Esposito Joseph J. "The Processed Book." First Monday 8.3 (2003). http://www.firstmonday.org/issues/issue8_3/esposito/index.html

Fischer, Ruth, and Rick Lugg. "E-Book Basics." Collection Building 20.3 (2001): 119-122.

Galloway, Edward A., and Gabrielle V. Michalek. "The Heinz Electronic Library Interactive Online System (HELIOS): Building a Digital Archive Using Imaging, OCR, and Natural Language Processing Technologies." The Public-Access Computer Systems Review 6.4 (1995): 6-18.

________. "The Heinz Electronic Library Interactive On-line System (HELIOS): An Update." The Public-Access Computer Systems Review 9.1 (1998): 6-19.

Gaunt, Marianne I. "Center for Electronic Texts in the Humanities." Information Technology and Libraries 13 (1994): 7-13.

Guernsey, Lisa. "On-Line Whitman Archive Sings with Works of the Poet, Making the 'Body Electric.'" The Chronicle of Higher Education, 3 April 1998, A26.

Hamilton, Denise. "Hart of the Gutenberg Galaxy." Wired 5 (1997): 108-118.

Hart, Michael S. "Project Gutenberg: Access to Electronic Texts." Database 13 (1990): 6-9.

Hawkins, Donald T. "Electronic Books: A Major Publishing Revolution. Part 1: General Considerations and Issues." Online 24 (2000): 14-28.

——. "Electronic Books: A Major Publishing Revolution. Part 2: The Marketplace." Online 24 (2000): 18-36.

——. "Electronic Books: Reports of Their Death Have Been Exaggerated." ONLINE 26 (2002): 42-48.

Herring, Mark Y. "Here Lies the Book, R.I.P.: The Report of Its Death Has Been Greatly Exaggerated." Against the Grain 14 (2002-2003): 44, 46-47, 50.

Hillesund, Terje. "Will E-Books Change the World?" First Monday 6 (2001). http://firstmonday.org/issues/issue6_10/hillesund/index.html

Hockey, Susan. "Evaluating Electronic Texts in the Humanities." Library Trends 42 (1994): 676-693.

——. "Electronic Texts: The Promise and the Reality." American Council of Learned Societies Newsletter 4 (1997).

——. "Developing Access to Electronic Texts in the Humanities." In The Evolving Virtual Library: Visions and Case Studies, ed. Laverna M. Saunders. Medford, NJ: Information Today, 1996. 119-133.

Ingalls, Zoe. "A Web Site Grows New Poems, Sometimes Right before Readers' Eyes." The Chronicle of Higher Education, 28 July 2000, A53-A54.

Jones, Charles E., and David Schloen. "Electronic Publication of Ancient Near Eastern Texts." Ariadne 22 (1999).

Kahn, Paul. "Linking Together Books: Experiments in Adapting Published Material into Intermedia Documents." Hypermedia and Literary Studies. Eds. Paul Delany and George P. Landow. Cambridge: MIT, 1991. 221-56.

Kiernan, Kevin S. "Digital Preservation, Restoration, and Dissemination of Medieval Manuscripts." Gateways, Gatekeepers, and Roles in the Information Omniverse: Proceedings of the Third Symposium, ed. Ann Okerson and Dru Mogge. Washington, DC: Office of Scientific and Academic Publishing, Association of Research Libraries, 1994. 37-43.

________. "The Electronic Beowulf." Computers in Libraries 15 (1995): 14-15.

Landoni, M., R. Wilson, and F. Gibb. "Looking for Guidelines for the Production of Electronic Textbooks." Online Information Review 25.3 (2001): 181-195.

Landow, George P., ed. Hyper/text/theory. Baltimore; London: Johns Hopkins UP, 1994.

—— . Hypertext 2.0: The Convergence of Contemporary Critical Theory and Technology. Parallax: Re-Visions of Culture and Society. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins UP, 1997.

Lanham, Richard A. The Electronic Word: Democracy, Technology, and the Arts. Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1993.

Lavagnino, John. "Reading, Scholarship, and Hypertext Editions." TEXT 8 (1995): 109-124; Journal of Electronic Publishing 3:1 (1997).

Lee, Stuart. "Digitizing Wilfred." Interview by Philip Hunter. Ariadne 21 (1999).

Lowry, Anita. "Electronic Texts in English and American Literature." Library Trends 40 (1992): 704-723.

——. "Electronic Texts in the Humanities: A Selected Bibliography." Information Technology and Libraries 13 (1994): 43-49.

Lynch, Clifford. "The Battle to Define the Future of the Book in the Digital World." First Monday 6.6 (2001). http://www.firstmonday.dk/issues/issue6_6/lynch/index.html

——. "Electrifying the Book." Library Journal, Net Connect Supplement (15 October 1999): 3-6.

——. "Electrifying the Book, Part 2." Library Journal, Net Connect Supplement (2000): 24-27.

Meadow, Charles T. "On the Future of the Book, or Does It Have a Future?" Journal of Scholarly Publishing 26 (1995): 187-196.

Morgan, Eric Lease. "Electronic Books and Related Technologies." Computers in Libraries 19 (1999): 36-39.

Morrison, A. "Delivering Electronic Texts over the Web: The Current and Planned Practices of the Oxford Text Archive." Computers and the Humanities 33.1 (1999): 193-198.

Mylonas, Elli. "The Perseus Project." Scholarly Publishing on the Electronic Networks: The New Generation: Visions and Opportunities in Not-for-Profit Publishing: Proceedings of the Second Symposium, ed. Ann Okerson. Washington, DC: Office of Scientific and Academic Publishing, Association of Research Libraries, 1993. 81-88.

O'Donnell, William H. and Emily A Thrush. "Designing a Hypertext Edition of a Modern Poem." The Literary Text in the Digital Age. Editorial Theory and Literary Criticism. Ed. Richard J. Finneran. Ann Arbor: U of Michigan P, 1996. 193-212.

Pack, Thomas. "Bringing Literature Alive: Early English Books Online Reshape Research Opportunities." EContent 22 (1999): 26-30.

Pang, Alex Soojung-Kim. "The Work of the Encyclopedia in the Age of Electronic Reproduction." First Monday 3.9 (1998).

Pemberton, Duncan, and David Nichols. "DEBORA: Digital Access to Books of the Renaissance." Exploit Interactive 3 (1999).

Poe, Marshall. "Note to Self: Print Monograph Dead; Invent New Publishing Model." The Journal of Electronic Publishing 7 (2001).

Prescott, Andrew. "Constructing Electronic Beowulf." Towards the Digital Library: The British Library's Initiatives for Access Programme, ed. Leona Carpenter, Simon Shaw, and Andrew Prescott. London: The British Library, 1998. 30-49.

Press, Larry. "From P-Books to E-Books." Communications of the ACM 43 (2000): 17-21.

Rao, Siriginidi Subba. "Electronic Books: A Review and Evaluation." Library Hi Tech 21.1 (2003): 85-93.

——. "Familiarization of Electronic Books." The Electronic Library 19.4 (2001): 247-256.

Ryan, Marie-Laure. Cyberspace Textuality: Computer Technology and Literary Theory. Bloomington: Indiana UP, 1999.

Sandler, Mark. "Academic and Commercial Roles in Building 'The Digital Library.'" Collection Management 28.1/2 (2003): 107-119.

Sottong, Stephen. "Don't Power Up That E-Book Just Yet." American Libraries 30 (1999): 50-53.

——. "E-Book Technology: Waiting for the 'False Pretender.'" Information Technology and Libraries 20 (2001): 72-80.

Sperberg-McQueen, C. M. "Textual Criticism and the Text Encoding Initiative," Paper delivered at the MLA Conference, San Diego, 1994.

Summerfield, Mary, and Carol A. Mandel. "On-line Books at Columbia: Early Findings on Use, Satisfaction, and Effect." Technology and Scholarly Communication, ed. Richard Ekman and Richard E. Quandt. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1999. 282-308.

Stauffer, Andrew M. "Tagging the Rossetti Archive: Methodologies and Praxis." The Journal of Electronic Publishing 4 (1998).

Terry, Ana Arias. "Demystifying the E-Book: What Is It?, Where Will It Lead Us, and Who's in the Game?" Against the Grain 11 (1999): 18, 20.

Viscomi, Joseph. "Digital Facsimiles: Reading the William Blake Archive." Computers and the Humanities 36 (2002): 27-48.

William Blake Archive. "The Persistence of Vision: Images and Imaging at the William Blake Archive." RLG DigiNews 4.1 (2000).

Willett, Perry. "The Victorian Women Writers Project: The Library as a Creator and Publisher of Electronic Texts." The Public-Access Computer Systems Review 7.6 (1996): 5-16.

Wilson, Ruth. "Electronic Books for Everyone: Designing for Accessibility." Vine 125 (2001): 18-24.

——, Monica Landoni, and Forbes Gibb. "A User-Centred Approach to E-Book Design." The Electronic Library 20.4 (2002): 322-330.

Zampolli, Antonio, Nicoletta Calzolari, and Martha Palmer, eds. Current Issues in Computational Linguistics: In Honour of Don Walker. Pisa: Giardini; Norwell: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1994.


Electronic Editions

Alex Catalogue of Electronic Texts

Armarium Labyrinthi: Labyrinth Latin Bookcase

Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice (1994-96; ed. H. Churchyard)

The Electronic Beowulf (ed. Kevin S. Kiernan -- CD ROM)

The Blake Archive (IATH; ed. Morris Eaves, Robert Essick and Joseph Viscomi)

Chaucer's Book of the Duchess (1997, Murray McGillivray)

William Faulkner's The Sound and the Fury (2003; ed. Stoicheff, Muri, Deshaye, et al.)

Literatura Española Medieval y del Renacimiento

The Milton Home Page

Old English Literature: A Hypertext Coursepack (ed. Katharine Lindsay and Stuart Lee)

The Online Medieval and Classical Library

The Perseus Project
(Tufts University; ed. Gregory Crane)

E. J. Pratt, Complete Poems and Letters (Ongoing; ed. Sandra Djwa and Zailig Pollock)

Rare Books on the Web

Renaissance Electronic Texts (U of Toronto)

Renascence Editions

Representative Poetry Online (U of Toronto)

Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Complete Writings and Pictures (The Rossetti Archive; ed. Jerome G. McGann)

William Shakespeare, The Tragedy of King Richard The Third (Richard III Society)

——. The Complete Works of Shakespeare (MIT)

——. Internet Shakespeare Editions (U of Victoria)

Mary Shelley, The Last Man (ed. Steven Jones)

Percy Bysshe Shelley, The Devil's Walk (ed. Donald H. Reiman and Neil Fraistat)

Victorian Women Writers Project (Indiana University; ed. Perry Willett, et al.)

Walt Whitman, The Walt Whitman Hypertext Archive (University of Iowa and University of Nebraska; ed. Kenneth M. Price and Ed Folsom)

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