18.425 text-analysis in the news

From: Humanist Discussion Group (by way of Willard McCarty willard.mccarty_at_kcl.ac.uk>
Date: Tue, 14 Dec 2004 09:49:33 +0000

               Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 18, No. 425.
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         Date: Tue, 14 Dec 2004 09:37:38 +0000
         From: Qsums_at_aol.com
         Subject: Re: 18.423 text-analysis in the news

Either in The Guardian or on Radio 4's Today programme, one of the
researchers said that they used Murdoch's handwritten manuscript (I realise
I've redundancy here but wanted to make it clear).

Michael Farringdon

In a message dated 13/12/04 8:13:12 am, willard_at_LISTS.VILLAGE.VIRGINIA.EDU

> Date: Mon, 13 Dec 2004 07:10:32 +0000
> From: Norman Hinton <hinton_at_springnet1.com>
> >
>Willard, while they were studying Iris Murdoch's last novel, did they take
>into consideration changes made by copy editors and the like ? Or of that
>last run-through in which a publisher may try to get the author to re-write
>(often quickly, under extreme time pressure) to make the gathers come out
>right and save money ? There is no guarantee that any particular
>grammatical complexity is the work of the author, or even vice versa.
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