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The Resource The scholarly process of editing letters : letters as a primary source for researchers and serious readers, Karen Sasha Tipper ; with a preface by Mary A. Trottier

The scholarly process of editing letters : letters as a primary source for researchers and serious readers, Karen Sasha Tipper ; with a preface by Mary A. Trottier

Label
The scholarly process of editing letters : letters as a primary source for researchers and serious readers
Title
The scholarly process of editing letters
Title remainder
letters as a primary source for researchers and serious readers
Statement of responsibility
Karen Sasha Tipper ; with a preface by Mary A. Trottier
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Tipper, Karen Sasha Anthony
Dewey number
808.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PN162
LC item number
.T57 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Editing
  • Letters
  • Editing
  • Letters
Label
The scholarly process of editing letters : letters as a primary source for researchers and serious readers, Karen Sasha Tipper ; with a preface by Mary A. Trottier
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- The ways in which letters are of value to both writers and readers. The value of an epistolary relationship to the writers themselves -- The value of edited letters to the biographer, scholar, critic, and general reader -- Recognizing the personae assumed in letters -- Letters exchanged by two writers record the development of their relationship -- Letters reveal the artistic development of a writer or of two writers who exchange letters -- Letters provide a portrait of the intellectual milieu of the age -- Letters provide writers' views of the political and social conditions of the world in which they live -- Letters as literature -- The process of editing letters. Deciding upon the focus of a collection of letters -- Searching for letters -- Reading handwritten, typed, and previously published letters -- Selecting letters based upon intended focus and readership -- Obtaining permission for publishing letters and photographs -- Dating the letters and determining addresses -- Organizing a collection of letters -- Setting up chronologies of the lives of letter writers and inserting biographical text -- Composing prefaces, editors' notes, and introductions -- Recognizing all who have contributed to the publication of letters: acknowledgments -- Documenting: annotations, footnotes, endnotes -- Citing authorial emendations -- Explaining and citing editorial emendations -- Presenting letters for the published text including a table of contents, appendices, and lists -- Including photographs and illustrations -- Including translations -- Including a bibliography and index -- Including a frontispiece and deciding upon a dedication -- Proofreading -- Bibliography
Control code
935989338
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
iii, 95 pages
Isbn
9781495504457
Lccn
2016003092
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)935989338
Label
The scholarly process of editing letters : letters as a primary source for researchers and serious readers, Karen Sasha Tipper ; with a preface by Mary A. Trottier
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- The ways in which letters are of value to both writers and readers. The value of an epistolary relationship to the writers themselves -- The value of edited letters to the biographer, scholar, critic, and general reader -- Recognizing the personae assumed in letters -- Letters exchanged by two writers record the development of their relationship -- Letters reveal the artistic development of a writer or of two writers who exchange letters -- Letters provide a portrait of the intellectual milieu of the age -- Letters provide writers' views of the political and social conditions of the world in which they live -- Letters as literature -- The process of editing letters. Deciding upon the focus of a collection of letters -- Searching for letters -- Reading handwritten, typed, and previously published letters -- Selecting letters based upon intended focus and readership -- Obtaining permission for publishing letters and photographs -- Dating the letters and determining addresses -- Organizing a collection of letters -- Setting up chronologies of the lives of letter writers and inserting biographical text -- Composing prefaces, editors' notes, and introductions -- Recognizing all who have contributed to the publication of letters: acknowledgments -- Documenting: annotations, footnotes, endnotes -- Citing authorial emendations -- Explaining and citing editorial emendations -- Presenting letters for the published text including a table of contents, appendices, and lists -- Including photographs and illustrations -- Including translations -- Including a bibliography and index -- Including a frontispiece and deciding upon a dedication -- Proofreading -- Bibliography
Control code
935989338
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
iii, 95 pages
Isbn
9781495504457
Lccn
2016003092
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)935989338

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