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Sport and the 1916 Rising
This chapter considers the role of sport in the lives of participants in the 1916 Easter Rising.
Poetry by the Book, Poetry by Numbers
The mass digitisation of our literary heritage has resulted in both possibilities and problems for the literary scholar. With the availability large-scale literary corpora comes the implicit perception that digital ...
For the Sake of Argument: Crowdsourcing Annotation of Macpherson's Ossian
The argument presented by a scholarly edition can usually be traced to the vision of a single editor or a very small group of editors. But is it possible or even desirable for an edition to present multiple, perhaps competing, ...
Reading Nations, Debating Identities: New Approaches to Macpherson's Ossian
Ossian Online is a project which will harness social media and new reading technologies to crowdsource annotations to the sequence of eighteenth-century works known collectively as the Ossian poems. The project will ...
The Contraband of Hibernia
In the early 1980s, Anthony Cronin identified Thomas Moore as "the necessary national bard" suggesting that his work was crucial to the coherent articulation of Irish national identity in the early nineteenth century. ...
Of Little Consequence: the Early Career of Thomas Moore
This paper argues that a narrow focus on Moore's Irishness and Irish writings does not adequately represent his relevance and importance in nineteenth-century literature and culture. It draws attention to the early phase ...
Manuscript Transcription: the Habits of Crowds
Paper describes author's involvement in Transcribe Bentham, a project established to crowdsource transcriptions of the manuscripts of Jeremy Bentham, and reflects more generally on the issues at stake in crowdsourcing ...
Using Distributional Semantics to Trace Influence and Imitation in Romantic Orientalist Poetry
In this paper, we investigate whether textual analysis can yield evidence of shared vocabulary orformal textual characteristics in the works of 19th century poets Lord Byron and Thomas Moorein the genre of Romantic ...
Ossian Online: Crowdsourcing Annotation and the Social Edition
This Digital Demo will present Ossian Online, a social edition of the sequence of eighteenth-century works known collectively as the Ossian poems. Initially presented by Scottish writer James Macpherson as fragments of ...
Carefully Corrected / Mutilated Mess: Ossian's Textual Legacies
Controversies over legitimacy are an essential part of the literary reception and cultural meaning (Mulholland 394) of James Macpherson s Ossian poems. Many revisionist readings of Ossian attempt to preserve the text ...