On Annotation

  • Annotations should answer two kinds of questions: first, questions which readers ask themselves while reading a text; second, questions which readers do not ask themselves while reading a text but which, after reading the annotation, they feel they should have asked.

    Burkhard Niederhoff, Ruhr University Bochum, Germany
     
 
 

Archive for October, 2018

 
  • An article on writing explanatory notes

    Recently the blog for The New Edinburgh Edition of the Collected Works of Robert Louis Stevenson ran an article on “Writing explanatory notes” by Richard Dury.¬† He offers Lesley Graham’s […]