ML "Minor Authors" & Major Authors Cross-References (was Re: ML living authors)
kamins at dogeared.com
Sun Nov 6 00:15:17 EST 2005
OK. So it sounds like Benjamin is suggesting two things here:
On Nov 5, 2005, at 6:26 PM, Cottonwood Books wrote:
> We don't have a complete list of authors who are only included
> in multiple author Anthologies (like Max Brand).
Project One: A "Minor Authors" section or page where we list each
author who's part of an ML anthology but who doesn't have his/her own
complete book. What would this look like?
> Another good project would be to list all the authors who fall
> under this category, and perhaps reflect on the author pages when
> they are included in an anthology (like Hemingway).
Project Two: On major author pages, cross-reference author inclusions
in any MISC anthologies.
Bill DiBenedetto, Guardian of the Conrad page, had me do that for
Heart of Darkness. Check it out:
(srcroll down to Three Great Tales)
Well, these are interesting project ideas, I must say. I like them
both. (It also gives me incentive to work on the structure of the
MISC pages which I've been avoiding; I've already restructured the
code for most of the other pages in the database so that they look
pretty much the same across all major browsers and all major
It calls for having a complete set of tables of contents for all the
anthologies in all the MISC sections:
Unclassified Literature (mostly)
Many ToCs have been done already (especially most of the Short
Stories, Plays and Novels), but the other categories need help.
Tell you what: Let's do them. But you folks need to supply the ToCs
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