The University of Victoria

Robert Graves Diary Project


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Diary Abstracts
Robert Graves Biography
The Manuscript:
Literary Importance
Online Edition
Editorial and Transcription Policy
Markup Process and Tagset
General Bibliography
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Project History and Overview
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Diary Related Photos

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Online Edition: Project Process and Objectives

Graves' diary manuscript includes 1546 pages including 117 enclosures: letters, clippings, photographs post cards, notes, games, etc. etc. The projects' objective is to produce the first scholarly edition, in print and electronic form of this unpublished diary.

Project TAPoR goals

  • To provide internet access using XML technologies to this unique text by Robert Graves
  • To encode the diary text electronically with supporting stylistic, interpretive and contextual markup useful for researchers
  • To allow for complex (although currently limited) searching of the diary text via the internet using an XML database eXist
  • To give researchers a powerful text analysis tool, and to establish a prototype for future electronic publishing and archiving projects