marginal annotation

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Thus, in the Apophthegmata, most of the entries have a marginal annotation (""fortiter ' in our example) summarizing the content in a word or two.
Through the literary techniques of personal narration and marginal annotation, she provided a gloss on her texts that laid the groundwork for the model reader--whether an aged contemporary, historian, or editor of her work--to sift through her manuscripts with the aim of understanding their synthetic themes, narrative goals, and intertextual relations to other historical documents.
Amory, like Sterne, fuses different styles: "pastoral, sermon, romance, learned disquisition, theological debate, experimental science, poetry, travelogue, eulogy and prayer" (12), within a text that Amory also seeks to interrupt and unsettle materially by using numbered memoranda, footnotes and marginal annotation, graphs and equations, and advertisements; moreover he seeks to challenge the norms of contemporary fiction and narrative by his celebration of learned women and their centrality to modernity and civility (27-8).
If, as Sherman has determined, more than 20 percent of the Huntington Library's collection of early modern editions contain substantial marginal annotation (5), and if many well-used books have been used to death, leaving us with a false sample of pristine copies, then the practice of writing and marking in books must have been widespread and, to some extent, conventionalized.
For example, the marginal annotation in Figure 6 notes her visit in 1661 to the restored Brough Castle, while as usual reasserting her claim to be her father's sole heir.
The problem is compounded when Rastall provides conflicting interpretations of 2/364+sd+md: on page 188 he opines that the marginal annotation "Cantant" "can only be celestial music, sung by two or more angels in the heaven to accompany Gabriel's movement to visit Mary"; yet elsewhere (193, 194 n.
Cookbooks' raisons d'etre--lists of ingredients and instructions--become for Theophano palimpsests of domestic life: overlays of marginal annotation, letters thrust between pages, pasted-in newspaper clippings, inscriptions recording the transmission of recipe books between generations.
Its influence may be seen notably in the more widely known Ps.-Jerome, Breviarium in Psalmos, in an eighth-century prayer-book, and in the marginal annotation to a manuscript in the cathedral library of Tortosa.
(30) As shown in Figure 1, the marginal annotation in an Italic hand summarizes this material: "The soule of two natures, sensual & ghostly."
For this reason, Clemens' marginal annotations offer unprecedented insight into both his mercurial temperament and habits of mind.
It investigates the history of such scholarship in its various embodiments (editions, commentaries, marginal annotations, monographs on individual topics, author- and genre-specific lexica, and others) and the aims, concerns, assumptions, and techniques that it deployed.