Dr Christopher Ohge

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Dr Christopher Ohge
Lecturer in Digital Approaches to Literature
Institute of English Studies
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Research Summary and Profile

Research interests:
Digital resources, Digitisation, English Literature, History of the book, Manuscript studies, Modernism, Palaeography, Philosophy, Romanticism
North America, United Kingdom
Summary of research interests and expertise:

Scholarly editing and textual studies; nineteenth and twentieth century literature; digital humanities.

Spoken Written
German Intermediate Intermediate
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02-Oct-2017 “Melville’s Late Readings and the Revisions in the Billy Budd Manuscript,” in Critical Insights: Billy Budd (Salem Press, 2017)


01-Aug-2017 'Mark Twain: April Fool, 1884', Scholarly Editing 38 (2017)

Edited Book

A digital edition (co-edited with Leslie Myrick) of April Fools letters written to Mark Twain as part of a hoax perpetrated by the novelist George Washington Cable.

15-Oct-2015 (As associate editor) Autobiography of Mark Twain, Volume 3 (University of California Press, 2015, with etext on marktwainproject.org)

Edited Book

01-May-2014 “‘Lest we get too transcendental’: Christopher Pearse Cranch’s Changes of Mind in ‘Journal. 1839.’” Scholarly Editing 35


01-May-2014 'Journal. 1839', by Christopher Pearse Cranch, Scholarly Editing 35 (2014)

Edited Book

01-Mar-2014 “The Authorship of the ‘F—’ Story, Re-examined,” Notes & Queries 61.1 (March 2014).


01-Jan-2012 Melville’s Marginalia in Schopenhauer’s Studies in Pessimism.” Melville’s Marginalia Online (2012). “Melville’s Marginalia in Arthur Schopenhauer’s Studies in Pessimism.” Melville’s Marginalia Online (2012).

Edited Book

Introduction: <http://melvillesmarginalia.org/intro.aspx?id=42>

Edited Text: <http://melvillesmarginalia.org/PreviewMode.aspx?DocumentID=42>


01-Oct-2008 (As co-editor) “A Transcription of Melville’s Marginalia in Christopher Marlowe’s Works and Selections from Charles Lamb’s Specimens of English Dramatic Poets who Lived about the Time of Shakspeare,” with Steven Olsen-Smith and Dennis C. Marnon. Leviathan: A Journal of Melville Studies 10.3 (October 2008, special issue).


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