Orlando: Women's Writing
Title of Contents
Index

How Orlando Works

Features

Tabbed screens

Much of our material is presented as sets of tabbed screens that offer multiple views of search results.
For author entries:
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  • Overview: provides a summary of the writer's significance, a few key dates, and headings hyperlinked to corresponding sections of the Life and Writing documents.
  • Writing: the writing document for that individual, with headings. Citations and notes appear in pop-up boxes; lists of Works Cited at the end. Clicking on a hyperlink from within a document replaces the current screen with a Links screen.
  • Life: the biography document for that individual; same features as the Writing tab.
  • Life & Writing: both discussions side-by-side, scrollable so they can be read in parallel.
  • Timeline: all distinct events from within the Life and Writing documents, plus any events from outside the writer's documents which nevertheless name her (or him).
  • Links: all mentions of the writer in other documents, organized by context.
  • Links Excerpts: provides excerpts from all mentions of the writer in other documents
  • Works By: selective lists of works by the writer, chiefly first editions.
For excerpts:
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  • Lives & Writing: material excerpted from documents on Lives and Writings.
  • Events: free-standing events drawn from Orlando's contextual historical materials as well as chronology material excerpted from author documents.
  • Bibliography: bibliographical entries drawn from Orlando's database of primary and secondary materials.
For hyperlinks:
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  • Links: links to all author entries in which the hyperlink occurs, organized by context.
  • Excerpts: short portions of author documents in which the hyperlink occurs.
  • Timeline: events containing the hyperlink, drawn from contextual materials and from author documents.
  • Bibliography: bibliographical entries containing the hyperlink.