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by George J. Dance

The American Verse Project is an electronic archive of American poetry published before 1920.

Amverse

OverviewEdit

It is a collaborative project of the University of Michigan Humanities Text Initiative and the University of Michigan Press.[1]

The texts of print volumes are converted into digital form and coded in Standard Generalized Mark-up Language (SGML) using the Electronic Text Encoding and Interchange (TEI) Guidelines, with access provided through the World Wide Web.[1]

The project is designed to reproduce already-published texts without additional critical material, and structured as an archive to which additional volumes of poetry will be added continually.[2]

The existing archive is mostly made up of 19th century poetry, including volumes by African-American and women poets.[2]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 American Verse Project, University of Michigan Humanities Text Initiative, Web, Dec. 10, 2011.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "About the HTI American Verse Project," , University of Michigan Humanities Text Initiative, Web, Dec. 10, 2011.

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