Textual criticism


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


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


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.


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


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


'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.


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

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


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

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


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

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


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


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