Using Juxta

Work Flows and Wish Lists: Reflections on Juxta as an Editorial Tool

Work Flows and Wish Lists: Reflections on Juxta as an Editorial Tool

I have had the opportunity to use Juxta Commons for several editorial projects, and while taking a breath between a Juxta-intensive term project last semester and my Juxta-intensive MA thesis this semester, I would like to offer a few thoughts on Juxta as an editorial tool. For my term project for Jerome McGann’s American Historiography […]

On the Juxta Beta release, and taking collation online

**cross-posted at the Juxta blog ** In September of 2008, when I first became acquainted with Juxta as a collation tool, I wrote a blog post as a basic demonstration of the software. I hunted down transcriptions of two versions of one of my favorite poems, Tennyson’s “The Lady of Shalott,” and collated them alongside the abbreviated […]

Visual representation of moves in the Cahier

Juxta and excess: The case of Aimé Césaire

(Guest post by Alex Gil – cross-posted at Juxta) I’m a PhD candidate in the English Department at the University of Virginia currently working on a digital edition of Aimé Césaire’s early works under the sponsorship of  l’Agence Universitaire de la Francophonie and ITEM. Some of this work also moonlights as my rather schizoid dissertation […]

Using Juxta in the Digital Variorum Edition of Ezra Pound’s Cantos

(Guest post by Mark Byron, University of Sydney, Australia) I am currently assembling the digital variorum edition of Ezra Pound’s Cantos with Richard Taylor. This edition aims to collate all published versions of every canto, including page proofs and setting … Continue reading

Working with non-Roman alphabets in Juxta

Now that Juxta 1.3 has been refined and released, the development team at NINES has been discussing new directions for the software. First and foremost is the adaptation of Juxta’s collating power for texts in languages other than English. Comparisons … Continue reading

Searching Tennyson

Below is a representative page from Christopher Ricks’s critical edition of the poems of Alfred, Lord Tennyson. This excerpt from “The Lady of Shalott” illustrates traditional methods of textual collation: the base text is prominently displayed, with variants and annotations … Continue reading

for dummies?

Wesley Raabe, a former colleague at UVA (now CLIR Fellow at the Center for Digital Research in the Humanities) has written a very nice blog post describing his experiences with Juxta. He subtitles it “textual collation for dummies,” which I take as a real compliment, because Juxta was designed to open up this esoteric […]