The complete works

This is the complete collection: books, articles, reviews, conference papers, research projects, selected lectures, Web pages, in chronological order.

1972

'Ben Jonson's Ode to Himself: an Early Version', Philological Quarterly, 51 (1972), 410-421. Article.

'John Donne', 1972, Lecture.

'Johnson's Sanity', 1972, Lecture.

'The Seventeenth Century Lyric and Society', 1972, Lecture.

1973

'The Wesleyan Edition of Fielding's Miscellanies', The Library, (1973), Book review.

1975

'Not Dogmatically But ...', Times Literary Supplement, (1974), Letter.

The Plays and Poems of Oliver Goldsmith edited by Tom Davis, (London, 1974). Edited book.

'Science, Art, and Editing Goldsmith', Shakespeare Institute Seminar, (Birmingham, 1974). Conference/seminar paper.

1975

'What is a text, or, What do literary critics want?', English Department Staff Seminar, (Birmingham University, 1975). Conference/seminar paper.

1977

'Hand Printing: an Historical Manual', 1977, Web pages.

'Hand Printing: Three Television Films', 1977, TV films.

'The CEAA and Modern Textual Editing', The Library, Fifth series, 23 (1977), 61-74. Article.

1978

'Bob Dylan', 1978, Lecture.

'Bob Dylan: Out of the Basement', Arnold Bocklin, (1978), 3-4, 23-4. Article.

'Review: Edition of Wordsworth's Benjamin the Waggoner', I forget the name of the publication, (1978), Book review.

1970

'Handwriting', English Department Seminar, (University of Birmingham, 1979). Conference/seminar paper.

'What is a Text?', 1979, Lecture.

'What Do We Do When Two Texts Differ?', in Evidence in Literary Scholarship edited by R. Wellek and A. Reibeiro (Oxford, 1979) 263-277. Article.

1980

'Analog or Astounding?', The Literary Review, 2 (1980), 27-28. Book review.

'The Concept of Individuality in Handwriting', Forensic Science Society Questioned Document Group Meeting, (London, 1980). Conference/seminar paper.

'It's Not an Exact Science, Is It?', Guest lecture, (Forensic Science Unit, University of Strathclyde, 1980). Conference/seminar paper.

'Space Opera and the New Wave', The Literary Review, (1980), 7-8. Book review.

'The Starchild Trilogy and Dr Moreau's Other Island', The Literary Review, 2 (1980), 27-28. Book review.

1981

'The Clarendon Press Edition of Little Dorrit', Journal of English and Germanic Philology, 80 (1981), 585-590. Book review.

'Questioned Document Examination: an Inter-disciplinary Approach', 9th Meeting of the International Association of Forensic Sciences, (Bergen, Norway, 1981). Conference/seminar paper.

'The Analysis of Historical Documents', Forensic Science Society Questioned Document Group Meeting, (Birmingham, 1981). Conference/seminar paper.

'Substantives? Accidentals?', The Library, Sixth Series, 3 (1981), 149-151. Article.

'Text', English Department Staff Seminar, (Birmingham, 1981). Conference/seminar paper.

1982

'Forensic Handwriting Research at Birmingham University', Autumn Symposium of the Forensic Science Society, (London, 1982). Conference/seminar paper.

1983

'Handwriting Analysis at the University of Birmingham', University and Industry, (1983), 1.

(With Jacqueline Franks and Richard Totty), 1983, the Determination of Handedness in Handwriting by the Examination of Burr-Striations, University of Birmingham, Home Office Project, funded for one year.

'Forensic Handwriting Research at Birmingham University', Journal of the Forensic Science Society, 23 (1983), 251-3. Article.

(With Jacqueline Franks and Richard Totty), 'The Discrimination of Left- and Right-Handed Writing', American Society of Questioned Document Examiners, (Crystal Lake, Nevada, 1983). Conference/seminar paper.

1984

(With Frances Brown and Richard Totty), 1984, The Acquisition of Handwriting in Children, University of Birmingham, Home Office Project, funded for one year.

'Anonymous Handwriting: a Summary of Recent Research at Birmingham University', 10th Meeting of the International Association of Forensic Sciences, (Oxford, 1984). Conference/seminar paper.

'The Text Reconceived', Times Literary Supplement, (1984), 1058. Book review.

'Textual Criticism: Philosophy and Practice', The Library, 6 (1984), 386-397. Article.

1985

'The Handwriting of Old People: a Preliminary Report', Forensic Science Society Questioned Document Group Meeting, (University of Mannheim, 1985).

(With Michael Hall), 1985, The Handwriting of Old People, University of Birmingham, Home Office Project, funded for six months.Conference/seminar paper.

(With Jacqueline Franks, R.A. Hardcastle, P.M. Grove, and Richard Totty) 'Variability of Stroke Direction between Left- and Right-handed Writers', Journal of the Forensic Science Society, 25 (1985), 353-370. Article.

The administrative system of the English Department, Birmingham University. Computer Programs.

1986

'Forensic Handwriting Analysis', in Talking About Text edited by M. Coulthard (Birmingham, 1986) 189-207. Article.

(With Frances Brown), 'Evidence for the Learned Style in the Naturally Occurring Handwriting of Adults', Forensic Science Society Questioned Documents Group Meeting, (London, 1986). Conference/seminar paper.

1987

(With Frances Brown), 'The Influence of the Taught Style on the Handwriting of Two Generations of Adults who Attended the Same School', Forensic Science Society Questioned Documents Group Meeting, (London, 1987). Conference/seminar paper.

1988

'Poststructuralism and Mahayana Buddhism', 1988, Lecture.

(With Frances Brown), 'Forensic Handwriting Research at Birmingham University', Talk delivered to the University Court, (University of Birmingham, 1988). Conference/seminar paper.

1989

'Forged Handwriting', in Fakes and Frauds: Varieties of Deception in Print and Manuscript edited by M. Harris (London, 1989) Article.

(With Frances Brown and Michael Hall), 1989, Identification Characteristics of the Handwriting of Eight European Countries, University of Birmingham, Home Office Project, funded for one year.

1990

'How to Write an Essay', 1990 (and constantly revised since), Web pages.

'The Timing of Contested Contemporaneous Notes', 1990, Serious Crime Squad Enquiry, Law Department, Birmingham Unversity. Project Report.

1992

'The Analysis of Handwriting: an Introductory Survey', in The Book Encompass'd edited by P. Davison (Cambridge, 1992) 57-68. Article.

'Forensic textual criticism', Midlands Association of Criminologists, (Birmingham, 1992). Conference/seminar paper.

'Forensic Textual Criticism', First International Conference: International Association of Forensic Linguists, (University of Birmingham, 1992). Conference/seminar paper.

1993

'Clues and Opinions: Ways of Looking at Evidence', Third International Conference: International Association of Forensic Linguists, (Sprachwissenschaftliches Institut, Universität Bonn, 1993). Conference/seminar paper.

'Programme Notes: She Stoops to Conquer', in The Queen's Theatre, directed by Peter Hall (London, 1993). Programme notes.

'Science, Forensic Science, and the West Midlands Serious Crime Squad', School of Chemistry Special Lecture, (Birmingham University School of Chemistry, 1993). Conference/seminar paper.

'Textual Bibliography and the West Midlands Serious Crime Squad', Literary Theory and the Practice of Editing, (The University of Liverpool, 1993). Conference/seminar paper.

'Panorama', 1993: Monday, April 12, TV Programme.

'The Murder of Carl Bridgewater', 1993: Tuesday, June 15, TV Programme.

'Crimestalk', 1993: Wednesday, March 31, TV Programme.

'Forensic handwriting analysis: an analytical bibliography', 1993, Web pages.

'The Indeterminacy of the Literary Text', 1993, Lecture/Web pages.

'The Electric Message', 1993, Lecture/Web pages.

1994

'The Epic of Bibliography: Alexander Pope and Textual Criticism', Text, 6 (1994), Article.

'ESDA and the Analysis of Contested Contemporaneous Notes of Police Interviews', Forensic Linguistics, 1 (1994), 71-89. Article.

'ESDA and the analysis of disputed confessions: the case of Paul Dandy', One-day seminar in forensic document analysis, (Criminalistic Insitute, Prague, 1994). Conference/seminar paper.

'The acquisition of handwriting in the United Kingdom', One-day seminar in forensic document analysis, (Criminalistic Insitute, Prague, 1994). Conference/seminar paper.

'An introduction to the practice of forensic handwriting analysis in the UK', One-day seminar in forensic document analysis, (Criminalistic Insitute, Prague, 1994). Conference/seminar paper.

'Stress and handwriting: the roller-coaster connection', One-day seminar in forensic document analysis, (Criminalistic Insitute, Prague, 1994). Conference/seminar paper.

1995

'Sigmund Freud', 1995, Lecture/Web pages.

'Lacan and French Theory: an Introduction', 1995, Lecture/Web pages.

'Jaques Lacan', 1995, Lecture/Web pages.

1996

'Book History for Undergraduates: the Bibliography Course at Birmingham University', SHARP News, 5 (1996), 3-4. Article.

'Clues and Opinions: Ways of Looking at Evidence', in Recent Developments in Forensic Linguistics edited by H. Kniffka (Frankfurt-am-Main, 1996) 53-73. Article.

'Review: "Forging History"', Papers of the Bibliographical Association of America, (1996), Book review.

1997

'A workshop on oral presentation', in Good Practice in Teaching edited by A. Morton and R. McCulloch (Birmingham, 1997) 52-3. Article.

1998

'As We May Teach', Education and Training, 40 (1998), 347-352. Article.

'The Monsters and the Textual Critics', in Textual Formations and Reformations edited by L. E. Maguire and T. L. Berger (University of Delaware Press, 1998) 95-111. Article.

'Using computer aids in day-to-day teaching', in Good Practice in Teaching edited by R. McCulloch (Birmingham, 1998) 52-3. Article.

'Guided Reading: an Introduction', 1998, Lecture/Web pages.

'Reading the Dream', 1998, Lecture/Web pages.

'Working with Computers', 1998, Lecture/Web pages.

'Working with the World Wide Web', 1998, Web pages.

1999

'The Learning Processor', (Paper given at a Humanities Learning Support Demonstration, University of Birmingham, 1999). Conference/seminar paper.

(With Alasdair Livingstone, Sandra Woolley and T N Arvanitis), Analysis of Cuneiform Tablets using Forensic Techniques and Digital Imaging, (University of Birmingham, 1999), Research Project funded by Birmingham University Interdisciplinary Research Fund Competition. The project's web pages are here.

'Forensic Textual Bibliography', Bibliography, Mystery, and Detection, a Conference of the Bibliographical Society of Australia and New Zealand, The University of Queensland, 8-11 July 1999.

(With Alasdair Livingstone, Sandra Woolley and T N Arvanitis) 'XML and Digital Imaging Considerations for an Interactive Cuneiform Database' Electronic Publication of Ancient Near Eastern Texts, The Oriental Institute, University of Chicago, October 8-9, 1999. Conference/Seminar paper.

1994-now

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