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Sample texts for encoding exercises

Below are sample texts for use in the encoding experimentation for the WWP seminar.

1. Encoding multiple witnesses

Walt Whitman's Song of Myself, 1855 (excerpt)

Images courtesy Walt Whitman Archive

Walt Whitman's Song of Myself, 1891 (excerpt)

2. Encoding the writing and revision process

Walt Whitman's Hands Round, manuscript draft

Images courtesy Walt Whitman Archive

Alternatively: Letter from Nicholas Brown to Pardon Sheldon

For those who want more of a challenge: Letter from Nicholas Brown to Esak Hopkins, 1764

3. Annotation and commentary

Pepys 4.317v: Private Occurrences, or, The Transactions of the four Last Years, Written in Imitation of the Old Ballad of Hey Brave Oliver, Ho Brave Oliver, etc.