Recent essays by Paul Eggert: a selection
'Apparatus, Text, Interface: How To Read a Printed Critical Edition', in Cambridge Companion to Textual Scholarship, ed. Neil Fraistat and Julia Flanders (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2013), 97–118. ISBN 9780521730297
'The Hand of the Present', Textual Cultures, 7.2 (2012), 3?19. The Society for Textual Scholarship 2013 presidential address, available through jstor at http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2979/textcult.7.2.3
'Anglo-American Critical Editing: Concepts, Terms and Methodologies', Ecdotica, 9 (2012), 113?124. To order this annual in printed form go to http://www.ecdotica.org/numero-9/
'A Convergence of Book History and Literary Criticism. Case-study: Henry Lawson in 1890s Sydney', Textual Cultures, 6 (2011), 76?96.
Available through jstor at http://www.jstor.org/discover/10.2979/textcult.6.1.76
'Brought to Book: Bibliography, Book History and the Study of Literature' [The D. F. McKenzie Lecture for 2011], The Library, 7th series, 13.1 (2012), 3–32 at http://library.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/full/13.1.3?ijkey=emuKi6XfiExvdmv&keytype=ref ISSN 00242160
'D. H. Lawrence, Henry Lawson and Single-author Criticism', D. H. Lawrence Review, 36.2 (2011), 2–26. Click here for the pre-publication version. (Citations should always be to the version as published.)
'Conrad's Working Methods in Under Western Eyes: The Editorial Challenge', The Conradian, 36 (2011), 1–22. Click here for the pre-publication version. (Citations should always be to the version as published.) Reprinted in Under Western Eyes: Centennial Essays, ed. Allan H. Simmons and Jeremy Hawthorn (Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2011), 1-22.
'The Museum Curse: Folk Culture Open-air Museums, Great Writers' Historic House Museums and Authenticity', reCollections: Journal of the National Museum of Australia, vi.1 (2011) at: http://recollections.nma.gov.au/issues/vol_6_no_1/commentary/museum_curse/ ISSN 1833 4946 (online)
'Text As Algorithm and Process', in Text and Genre in Reconstruction: Effects of Digitalization on Ideas, Behaviours, Products and Institutions, ed. Willard McCarty (Cambridge: OpenBook, 2010), pp. 183–202. ISBN 978-1-906924-25-6 and at http://www.openbookpublishers.com/reader/64
'The Book, Scholarly Editing and the Electronic Edition', Resourceful Reading: The New Empiricism, eResearch and Australian Literary Culture, ed. Robert Dixon and Katherine Bode (Sydney: Sydney University Press, 2009), pp. 53–69.
An example of Paul Eggert’s book-history approach to literary study appeared as ‘Australian Classics and the Price of Books: The Puzzle of the 1890s’, JASAL special issue The Colonial Present, ed. Gillian Whitlock, 8 (2008), 97–124 at http://www.nla.gov.au/openpublish/index.php/jasal/article/view/742/979
'Witnessing Social History: The Artefact, the Visitor and the New Museology', reCollections: Journal of the National Museum of Australia, 3.2 (2008), 101–22. ISSN 1833-1335: also at http://recollections.nma.gov.au/issues/vol_3_no_2/papers/ ISSN 1833-4046 (online)