The Frankenstein Variorum—with Scott Weingart, Jon Klancher, Elisa Beshero-Bondar, and others
This project creates and enhances comprehensive scholarly editions in a variorum interface of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein (1818), by permitting users to compare five different versions (in print or manuscript forms) that were created between 1816 and 1831.
MARXDown: Deploying a Digital Edition Using Minimal Computing Principles—with Steven Gotzler and Daniel Evans
This project reimagines the first volume of Karl Marx’s Das Kapital as an online digital edition built using the lightweight markup language Markdown and “Ed,” a Jekyll theme developed by Alex Gil and others. It incorporates group annotations using hypothes.is, which fosters community building by enabling sentence-level notetaking and discussions.
democracy Journal Archive (1981-1983)
This project preserves the short-lived “little magazine” democracy (with a lower case ‘d’) in a simple PDF archive. Founded in 1981 by the political philosopher Sheldon Wolin, democracy featured contributions from important political thinkers of the time in 12 hard-to-find issues.