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Editors and Text

The Editor as Reader: Constructing Renaissance Texts (1996)

Editor's Note: Redeeming the Text — twenty years on


Editor’s Introduction: The World, The Multi-Ethnic Text, and the Critic

Marcus Bull and Damien Kempf, editors. Writing the Early Crusades: Text, Transmission and Memory.

What text really is not, and why editors have to learn to swim

The text-image-link-editor: A tool for linking facsimiles and transcriptions, and image annotations

William J. Purkis and Matthew Gabriele, editors. The Charlemagne Legend in Medieval Latin Texts.

Lawrence W. McBride, editor. Reading Irish Histories: Texts, Contexts, and Memory in Modern Ireland. Portland, Oreg.: Four Courts Press. 2003. Pp. 233. $55.00

Kai-wing Chow, On-cho Ng, and John B. Henderson, editors. Imagining Boundaries: Changing Confucian Doctrines, Texts, and Hermeneutics. (SUNY Series in Chinese Philosophy and Culture.) Albany: State University of New York Press. 1999. Pp. vi, 269

Nicolas Russell, Hélène Visentin, editors. French Ceremonial Entries in the Sixteenth Century: Event, Image, Text. (Essays and Studies, number 11.) Toronto, Canada: Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies. 2007. Pp. 275. $25.50

Brian Richardson. Print Culture in Renaissance Italy: The Editor and the Vernacular Text, 1470–1600. (Cambridge Studies in Publishing and Printing History.) New York: Cambridge University Press. 1994. Pp. xvi, 265. $54.95

Heidi Brayman Hackel and Catherine E. Kelly, editors. Reading Women: Literacy, Authorship, and Culture in the Atlantic World, 1500–1800. (Material Texts.) Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press. 2008. Pp. viii, 263. $59.95

Kouky Fianu and DeLloyd J. Guth, editors. Écrit et pouvoir dans les chancelleries médiévales: Espace français, espace anglais. (Fédération Internationale des Instituts d'Études Médiévales; Textes et études du moyen âge, number 6.) Louvain-La-Neuve. 1997. Pp. vi, 342. €44

Ralph Bauer, José Antonio Mazzotti, editors. Creole Subjects in the Colonial Americas: Empires, Texts, Identities. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, Published for the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture. 2009. Pp. ix, 503. Cloth $75.00, paper $27.50


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A program used specifically for entry and modification of data that is in a textual format. Such data may be a program written in a high-level language, a report or book written in a natural language, or numerical input for, say, a statistical program.

Text editors form an essential part of the user interface of all interactive systems. They may be line-oriented, where the text is considered to be a series of lines separated by end-of-line markers, character-oriented, where the text is considered to be a stream of characters with any end-of-line or page markers counting as characters, or screen editors. With screen editors, the display screen forms a movable window into the text, within which the cursor may be positioned at points where insertions, deletions, and other editing functions are to be performed.

There is a considerable overlap in function between text editors and word processing systems.

Subjects: Computing.

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