Category Archives: type space

Geez, this is difficult

I’ve spent the day making corrections to transcriptions, and geez it’s difficult. Not corrections, exactly, because what I’m doing is attempting to record the characteristic qualities of individual copies, such as type damage. I’m working with three copies of Uncle … Continue reading

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Part III: In which a hyphen is not a space

This is third in a series of six, and possibly seven, posts with the provisional title “Marking Uncle Tom’s Cabin: Typography, Race, and Textual Transmission.” See Part I: In which a space is not a space if you’d like to … Continue reading

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Part II: In which a hyphen is not a hyphen

This is second in a series of six, and possibly seven, posts with the provisional title “Marking Uncle Tom’s Cabin: Typography, Race, and Textual Transmission.” See Part I: In which a space is not a space if you’d like to … Continue reading

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Part I: In which a space is not a space

This is first in a series of six, and possibly seven, posts with the provisional title “Marking Uncle Tom’s Cabin: Typography, Race, and Textual Transmission.” This series includes much-revised versions of presentations at the Midwest MLA Conference (Minneapolis, 2008) and … Continue reading

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