[Humanist] 25.816 publication: Swinburne Project
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Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 25, No. 816.
Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London
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Date: Tue, 13 Mar 2012 11:32:03 -0400
From: John Walsh <jawalsh at indiana.edu>
Subject: New Edition of The Swinburne Project
I am pleased to announce a new edition of the online Algernon Charles
Swinburne Project http://www.swinburneproject.org/ , with a new design,
architecture, and most importantly, a great deal of new content. This new
edition includes over 440 documents (poems, essays, reviews, visualizations,
Some highlights of the new edition include:
* The complete contents of the six-volume collected _Poems_
(London: Chatto and Windus, 1904), with facsimile page images.
* Swinburne's one finished novel, _Love's Cross-Currents_
(London: Chatto and Windus, 1905), with facsimile page images.
* A contemporary review from the _John Bull_ magazine of Swinburne's
_The Queen-Mother and Rosamond_, his first published volume. The review is
noteworthy in that it seems to have escaped the attention of earlier
Swinburne scholarship. For example, the unsigned _John Bull_ review is not
mentioned in Clyde K. Hyder's _Algernon Swinburne: The Critical Heritage_
(1970) or Kirk H. Beetz's _Algernon Charles Swinburne: A Bibliography of
Secondary Works, 1861-1980_ (1982).
* A brief Introduction to Swinburne's life and work.
* An updated Chronology implemented as an interactive timeline and in
a more conventional tabular view.
* A significantly expanded version of Terry Meyers' “Supplementary
Material” to his _Uncollected Letters of Algernon Charles
Swinburne_, 3 vols. (London: Pickering and Chatto, 2005). The
revised material includes a number of previously unpublished letters
and an illustrated essay on the controversy surrounding Swinburne's
* “Swinburne's Study,” a new area of the project that features a
collection of digital encounters with the edited and encoded text
corpus of the Swinburne Project: visualizations, image and text
analysis tools, and creative works.
* Expanded “Project Information” documentation.
* Downloads of XML and XSLT code from the Project.
* A new site design and information architecture.
Please send any comments or suggestions to me at jawalsh at indiana.edu
The Swinburne Project uses current Web standards and technologies and
requires a recent browser. Internet Explorer 8 or later and recent
versions of Safari, Firefox, and Chrome are all supported.
| John A. Walsh
| Assistant Professor, School of Library and Information Science
| Indiana University, 1320 East Tenth Street, Bloomington, IN 47405
| www: http://www.slis.indiana.edu/faculty/jawalsh/
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