The Hengwrt Chaucer Research Edition CD

The Hengwrt Chaucer Research Edition CD

Digital Facsimile [Individual Licence]

Edited by Estelle Stubbs

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This CD-ROM presents high-resolution (225dpi) images, newly photographed with a digital camera, linked to full transcripts, commentary and collations.
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Images of every page and of all binding fragments of the Hengwrt Chaucer are liknked in this CD-ROM to a full transcript of all text and glosses in the manuscript. A complete word-by-word collation of the whole text of the Hengwrt Chaucer with the Ellesmere Chaucer (the other crucial early manuscript of the Tales) highlights all differences between the texts. A navigation tool allows keying in of a Fragment or Group line number to find the image or text which contains that line, while a full text search permits the finding of all occurrences of any word in context. The Merthyr fragment is also presented, with transcription of both the English texts and Welsh marginalia, with transcription of the latter.

* High resolution full-colour images of all pages and bindings of the Hengwrt Chaucer and of the Merthyr Fragment.

*Manuscript descriptions and anal;ytical essays.

*Transcription of all text and glosses.

*Full word-by-word collation of the Hengwrt and Ellesmere texts.

*Search engine and easy-to-use interface.

*View Hengwrt by page, by quire, by opening and by conjugate leaves.

Individual license: One copy of this publication may be made onto a hard disc.

Institutional license: This publication may be mounted on a single network installation with no more than twenty computers connected to it; one copy of the data may be made onto a hard disc. No other copies of the data on this CD-ROM may be made. This CD-ROM may be lent to members of the institution, who may project images from this CD for instructional use.

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