Martha Nell Smith - Digital Publications

Digital Publications

Emily Dickinson’s Correspondences: A Born-Digital Textual Inquiry. Coedited with Lara Vetter, with Ellen Louise Hart as consulting editor. A TEI (Text Encoding Initiative)-conformant XML interactive edition. University of Virginia Press, Rotunda New Digital Scholarship, December 2008. Featured at the Modern Language Association (MLA) Conference 2008 by the Poetry Executive Division.

Dickinson Electronic Archives. Executive Editor and Coordinator. Charlottesville: Institute for Advanced Technology in the Humanities (IATH), University of Virginia. Online. . Available: 1995 to the present. Subject of New York Times Magazine cover story (November 29, 1998). Research archive and testbed of articles responding to all of Dickinson’s writings to 99 or more correspondents, and critiquing markup strategies for digital editions, with textual, historical, and biographical notes. Produced with guest coeditors and developed with assistance from IATH (1994 to the present), and the Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (MITH; 1999 to the present).

“Emily Dickinson Writing a Poem” (with Lara Vetter), “Dickinson, Cartoonist”, “The Letter-Poem, a Dickinson Genre”, “Mutilations: What has been erased, inked over, cut away?” (with Jarom McDonald), “The Civil War, Class, and the Dickinsons: Emily Dickinson’s Confederate Relations” are digital articles, samplers of born-digital critical inquiry. Online. . Available: 1996 to the present.

WRITINGS BY SUSAN DICKINSON. Coedited with Laura Lauth and Lara Vetter. A critical edition of previously unpublished papers. Online. Available: 1997 to the present.

TITANIC OPERAS: A Poets’ Corner of Contemporary Responses to Dickinson’s Legacy. Coedited with Laura Lauth. A series of essays/exchanges on the influence of Dickinson’s work in collaboration with remarks by Adrienne Rich, Ruth Stone, Susan Howe, Amy Clampitt, Alicia Ostriker, Sandra Gilbert, Gwendolyn Brooks, Kathleen Fraser, Sharon Olds, Denise Levertov, Phillis Levin, Audre Lorde, Annie Finch, Fran Adler, Jan Freeman, Wendy Barker, and others. Online. Available: 1997 to the present.

NED’S NOTEBOOK: Transcriptions of Dickinson Poetry. Consultant to first author Lara Vetter. A critical edition of the notebook of Emily Dickinson’s nephew working toward a volume featuring poems by Emily and poems by Susan Dickinson. Online. Available: 2000 to the present.

THE CLASSROOM ELECTRIC: DICKINSON, WHITMAN, & AMERICAN CULTURE. A FIPSE-sponsored project co-directed with Prof. Kenneth M. Price, University of Nebraska. Online. Available: 1998 to the present.

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