Textual studies and the enlarged eighteenth century : precision as profusion / edited by Kevin L. Cope and Robert C. Leitz, III.
Textual Studies and the Enlarged Eighteenth Century scrutinizes the culture and sometimes the cult of electronic and other technology-assisted scholarship with respect to eighteenth-century studies.
Lanham, MD :
Bucknell University Press,
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Table of Contents:
- Part I: Digital Distribution and its Discontents. "No Man but a Blockhead: What the Eighteenth Century has to Teach us about Digital Humanities" / David Hill Radcliffe ; "The Plurality of Images for the Minority of Texts" / Kevin L. Cope ; "Threats to Bibliographical and Textual Studies Posed by Widely Distributed Filmed and Digitized Texts" / James E. May.
- Part II: Profusion's Precise Market Share: Entrepreneurs, Industries, and Eccentrics. "A War of Words: Privateers, Pirates, and a Professors Attempt to Enter the Fray; Or, Wandering in the Desert in the Land of Profusion" / Kathryn Stasio ; "The Manuscript Newsletter: Its Contribution to the Evolution of the Public Sphere" / James L. Thorson and Connie Capers Thorson ; "The Twenty-Years War: The Defoe Bibliography Controversy" / Kathleen "Kit" Kincade ; "Power in Profusion: Collecting and Selecting Jane Austen's Letters" / Peter Sabor.
- Part III: The Export File: The New World. "Commonplacing the Fathers" / John P. Kaminski ; "In Pursuit of Laurence Sterne in America: A Lark in the Sandbox" / W.B. Gerard ; "Thomas Jefferson's 'Absent Friends'" / Tom Baughn.