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Digital Critical Editions

Daniel Apollon and Claire Belisle


This book examines how transitioning from print to a digital milieu deeply affects how scholars deal with the work of editing critical texts. On one hand, forces like changing technology and evolving reader expectations lead to the development of specific editorial products, while on the other hand, they threaten traditional forms of knowledge and methods of textual scholarship. Using the experiences of philologists, text critics, text encoders, scientific editors, and media analysts, the book ranges from philology in ancient Alexandria to the vision of user-supported online critical editing, ... More

Keywords: critical texts, textual scholarship, online critical editing, scholarly work, editing regimes, digital texts, peer-directed text, community-edited text

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780252038402
Published to Illinois Scholarship Online: April 2017 DOI:10.5406/illinois/9780252038402.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Daniel Apollon, editor
University of Bergen

Claire Belisle, editor
National Scientific Research Center

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Daniel Apollon, Claire Bélisle, and Philippe Régnier

Part I History, Challenges, and Emerging Contexts

1. The Digital Turn in Textual Scholarship

Odd Einar Haugen and Daniel Apollon

3. The Digital Fate of the Critical Apparatus

Daniel Apollon and Claire Bélisle

Part II Text Technologies

6. Digital Critical Editing

Alois Pichler and Tone Merete Bruvik

Part III New Practices, New Contents, New Policies

7. The Making of an Edition

Odd Einar Haugen