Issue 2

Managing Editor: Philipp Steinkrüger
Editors: Franz Fischer, Patrick Sahle, Philipp Steinkrüger
Assistant Editors: Tessa Gengnagel, Markus Schnöpf
Technical Editors: Bernhard Assmann, Ulrike Henny

Published: December 2014

16<sup>th</sup> Century Chronicle to 21<sup>st</sup> Century Edition: A Review of The Diary of Henry Machyn

16th Century Chronicle to 21st Century Edition: A Review of The Diary of Henry Machyn

A London Provisioner's Chronicle, 1550–1563, by Henry Machyn: Manuscript, Transcription, and Modernization , Richard Bailey, Marilyn Miller, Colette Moore (ed.), 2006. http://quod.lib.umich.edu/m/machyn/ (Last Accessed: 24.11.2014). Reviewed by Misha Broughton (Cologne Center for the eHumanities). wbrought (at) uni-koeln.de || Abstract This paper reviews A London Provisioner’s Chronicle, a digital edition of the manuscript chronicle inscribed by London shopkeeper Henry Machyn from 1550 to 1563. Working from high resolution scans of the fire damaged original and consulting later citations by antiquarian John Strype, the editors were able to not only produce an edi...
Der Zürcher Sommer 1968: Die digitale Edition

Der Zürcher Sommer 1968: Die digitale Edition

Der Zürcher Sommer 1968: Die digitale Edition , Angelika Linke, Joachim Scharloth (ed.), 2008. https://www.uzh.ch/cosmov/edition/ssl-dir/V4/ (Last Accessed: 16.11.2014). Reviewed by Friederike Wein (Freie Universität Berlin). friederike.wein (at) fu-berlin.de || Abstract Der Zürcher Sommer 1968 is a digital edition of the events in the late summer 1968. The edition is hosted by the University of Zurich. For the first time, various documents such as newspaper articles, wall newspapers, protocols of interrogation and other written sources are gathered in one edition. The review discusses the purposes and flaws of an edition created by computer linguists from the pe...
The Digital Edition of the Becerro Galicano de San Millán de la Cogolla

The Digital Edition of the Becerro Galicano de San Millán de la Cogolla

The digital edition of the Becerro Galicano de San Millán de la Cogolla , David Peterson (ed.), 2013. http://www.ehu.es/galicano/ (Last Accessed: 23.11.2014). Reviewed by Francisco Javier Álvarez Carbajal (École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales). fran_cois27 (at) hotmail.com || Abstract This is a review of the digital edition of the Becerro Galicano of San Millán de la Cogolla , one of the oldest medieval cartularies in Spain and one of the most important sources for the study of Christian Spain between the 8th and 12th century. The edition introduces new features impossible to achieve by previously printed versions, such as the possibility of reordering the ...
The Fleischmann Diaries

The Fleischmann Diaries

The Fleischmann Diaries , Roísín O'Brien (ed.), 2012. http://fleischmanndiaries.ucc.ie/ (Last Accessed: 28.11.2014). Reviewed by Merisa A. Martinez (University of Borås). Merisa.Martinez (at) gmail.com || Abstract This is a review of the Fleischmann Diaries Online Archive , a digitisation project including a transcription of Aloys Fleischmann Jr’s diaries written in 1926 and 1927, as well as over 200 images from the Fleischmann family albums. These materials represent an important piece of Irish cultural heritage. Given the enormity of the task, which was accomplished in one year, the editor has created a beautiful piece of work. As it stands now, this project repr...
The Shelley-Godwin Archive: The edition of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein Notebooks

The Shelley-Godwin Archive: The edition of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein Notebooks

The Shelley-Godwin Archive , Elizabeth C. Denlinger, Neil Fraistat (ed.), 2013. http://shelleygodwinarchive.org/ (Last Accessed: 30.11.2013). Reviewed by Frederike Neuber (Zentrum für Informationsmodellierung, Universität Graz). frederike.neuber (at) uni-graz.at || Abstract The Shelley-Godwin Archive aims to bring the widely scattered handwritten legacy of the Shelley-Godwin family together on one platform. To date, in October 2014, it is still in the beta phase. The first release in 2013 presented the edition of the Frankenstein Notebooks by Mary Shelley, the drafts of one of the most popular and reprinted works of British Romanticism. This initial publication i...

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