Digital Edition

This project is maintained by djakacki

Welcome to the Tarlton's Jests Digital Edition project

This is an experiment in creating a crowdsourced TEI-compliant digital edition of Tarlton's Jests, a 16th century collection of anecdotes about Richard Tarlton, the Elizabethan comic actor and founding member of the Queen's Men performance troupe.

The objective of this experiment is to see what happens when a digital edition is released into the wild while it is still being marked up. Research questions and objectives include:

In addition to contributing to the mark-up, please add tags and/or suggestions about how to expand the value of this text to interested parties.


For more information about the Tarlton's Jests Digital Edition project contact Diane Jakacki (@djakacki) or visit The Tarlton Project.