Author Archives: nlikarev

About nlikarev

Nikolina is new to digital publishing, in terms of working with publications like Wikisource and XML Editor, but is not new to blogging. She is excited to reflect on this courses material through the blog format and to test out the introductory blogging skills she was taught years ago.

TEI and {Wikisource} / Doubt and Imperfection

TEI and WikiSource Taking on the responsibility of a work through TEI markup is daunting because a detailed markup can yield so much information about a text and a basic markup proves, largely, irresponsible. It was odd using TEI Markup … Continue reading

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Adaptation, Fear of Collaboration and Hobbes

[I]n an eminently self-conscious age, when every hero sings his own epic. — John Oliver Hobbes (This post started off as a response to Michelle’s post “The Votes are in…and…Shakespeare’s The Man” until I realized it was too long and … Continue reading

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Solitary Genius

Authorship in digital humanities brings to light just how wrong Roland Barthes was in his essay “The Death of the Author”.  I would argue the title should be “The Death of the Engaging Third Person Omniscient Narrator”, but that is … Continue reading

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Text, Wiki, Hypermedia and…Icebergs?

Ed Folsom, in his article, discusses databases, but his argument fits more comfortably within the hypertext debate.  Interestingly, as George P. Landow explains, “[h]ypertextuality, like all digital textuality, inevitably includes a far higher percentage of nonverbal information than does print.”  … Continue reading

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The Social Edition: Old and New Not Necessarily Something Blue

The social edition—combining social media, scholarly production and the “electronic form”–for example The Devonshire Manuscript—sits among the same chaos, uncertainty and ineffective censoring plaguing all of the world wide web. Ray Siemens et al. in “Toward modeling the social edition: … Continue reading

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