Reading and Resources
Possible Internships, Fellowships, etc.
Models for Social Engagement
Coding Info for Aspiring Programmers and the Nervous Coders:
TEI5 ENRICH Manuscript description (not currently used by this project)
Sample TEI files: NEU (includes a variety of samples)
Walk-through of TEI header info from Oxford in plain English with examples
TEI Boilerplate (to transform directly to HTML)
Text Creation Partnership (TEI-Encoded 18C Printed Text)
What you can do with XML:
For Archivally-Oriented Folks:
Dictionary of Manuscript Terminology 1450-2000 (ebook from AU Libraries)
TOME - Toolkit of Material Evidence - in-process ebook on physical features of books.
Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
Your first stop to find a biography of anyone connected to Great Britain.
For those interested in the history of fan culture and of reading:
Altick, The English Common Reader: A Social History of the Mass Reading Public, 1800-1900 (1958, 2nd edition 1998) (PDF here, also in print in RBD)
A rare creature: a scholarly work that has yet to be superseded. Highly recommended to dip into.
Jack, The Woman Reader
Exactly what it says on the tin: a big wide history of women writing and reading.
Jenkins, Textual Poachers: Television Fans and Participatory Culture
--. Hop on Pop: The Politics and Pleasures of Popular Culture
--. Convergence Culture: Where Old and New Media Collide
--. Fans, Bloggers and Gamers: Exploring Participatory Culture
Jenkins literally founded the field of "participatory culture" and "transformative works" (which includes but is not limited to fanfic, etc.)
Price, Reading: The State of the Discipline. A great brief overview of the thorny issues of deciding what reading studies IS.
Brewer, The Afterlife of Character
Flint, The Appearance of Print in Eighteenth-Century Fiction
Pearson, Women's reading in Britain, 1750-1835: a dangerous recreation.
Franklin, Clery, Garside, Eds. Authorship, commerce, and the public: scenes of writing, 1750-1850.
Bigold, Women of letters, manuscript circulation, and print afterlives in the eighteenth century : Elizabeth Rowe, Catharine Cockburn, and Elizabeth Carter.
George L. Justice and Nathan Tinker, Eds. Women's writing and the circulation of ideas : manuscript publication in England, 1550-1800.
Schellenberg, The professionalization of women writers in eighteenth-century Britain.
--. Literary Coteries and the Making of Modern Print Culture
De Ritter, Imagining women readers, 1789-1820 : well-regulated minds.
McCarthy, Relationships of sympathy : the writer and the reader in British romanticism
Schmid, British literary salons of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries
St Clair, Reading Nation in the Romantic Period
Laurel Brake and Julie F. Codell, Eds. Encounters in the Victorian press: editors, authors, readers.