Digital Day Thoughts and the Interpretive Edition as Dataset

  • Daniel J. Johnson Princeton University
Keywords: 18th-century literature, digital humanities, working-class poetry, graveyard poetry

Abstract

Through a case study of encoding and representing The Relief; or, Day Thoughts (1754), a critique of graveyard poetry by bricklayer-turned-poet Henry Jones, this article explores a model of interpretive digital edition as close-reading dataset.

Author Biography

Daniel J. Johnson, Princeton University
Daniel Johnson is an advanced graduate student in English literature.
Published
2015-09-11
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