Conference on Editorial Problems

Inaugurated in 1965 at the University of Toronto, works in this series reflect on on key questions in editorial theory and practice, including the challenges of presenting classical works to modern audiences; issues in intercultural translation; the politics of musicological, cartographic, and iconographic representation; and emerging issues in digital editing.


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Textual Cultures of Medieval Italy
Textual Cultures of Medieval Italy
Edited by William Robins

The essays in Textual Cultures of Medieval Italy consider how distinct habits of writing took root among specific communities in Italy between the early Middle Ages and the eve of the Renaissance.

Published May 2011
Editing Robert Grosseteste
Editing Robert Grosseteste
By Joseph Goering and Evelyn Mackie

This collection of essays, in the series on Editorial Problems, offers historical and contextual discussions of several of Grosseteste's works.

Published Nov 2003
Talking on the Page: Editing Aboriginal Oral Texts
Talking on the Page: Editing Aboriginal Oral Texts
By Laura J. Murray and Keren D. Rice

Essays examine the problems inherent in attempting to record oral cultures for a visual society. What happens when the oral stories, beliefs, or histories of North American Native peoples are transferred to paper or other media?

Published Jul 1999
Music Discourse from Classical to Early Modern Times: Editing and Translating Texts
Music Discourse from Classical to Early Modern Times: Editing and Translating Texts
By Maria Rika Maniates

The five essays in this collection deal with the problems inherent in editing and translating writings on such diverse subjects as music theory, harmonic science, composition, sociology, liturgy, and performance practice.

Published Jul 1997
Editing Texts from the Age of Erasmus
Editing Texts from the Age of Erasmus
By Erika Rummel

Originally presented at the Thirtieth Annual Conference on Editorial Problems held at the University of Toronto in November 1994 the six essays in this collection reflect on three successfully completed editing projects

Published May 1996
Editing Early and Historical Atlases: Papers given at the Twenty-ninth Annual Conference on Editorial Problems, University of Toronto, 5-6 November 1993
Editing Early and Historical Atlases: Papers given at the Twenty-ninth Annual Conference on Editorial Problems, University of Toronto, 5-6 November 1993
Edited by Joan Winearls

The essays in this collection focus on two areas of inquiry: original editing problems associated with various atlases, from the earliest to the most recent; and the analysis of a variety of different atlases, to give a diverse picture of an important reference work as it has evolved through the ages.

Published Nov 1995