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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 ...
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 ...
Sport and the 1916 Rising
This chapter considers the role of sport in the lives of participants in the 1916 Easter Rising.
Bring a camera with you: the posthumous collaboration of Ahmed Basiony and Shady El Noshokaty
(The European Society for Aesthetics, 2015)
In this paper, I investigate the role of digital technology and its relationship to gesture in the posthumous collaboration of Ahmed Basiony and Shady El Noshokaty, drawing upon the philosophy of Bernard Stiegler. Picking ...
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. ...
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 ...
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 ...
Crowdsourcing Annotation and the Social Edition : Ossian Online
James Macpherson s Ossian poems were the international sensation of the eighteenth-century. First published in 1760, Macpherson s work caused a literary furore. Ostensibly translations from Gaelic manuscripts, the poems ...