Someone suggested I whack out a Kindle version of an amusing, informative and mildly obscene 16th century educational text which is isn’t available in usable form anywhere else, and I was just wondering how one would structure the information on a 600*800 screen. Here’s one classification:
A B C D E F Speaker name C16th French C16th English C16th author sidenote C21st equivalent for difficult word in C16th Eng/Spa C21st footnote
One concept that works in theory is to leave the original (classes A-D) more or less intact and do my class E with rollovers and class F with footnotes thusly:
Unfortunately hovers on Kindle and similar devices appear to be a pain in the arse, and I’m not sure how well that kind of structuring would survive transfer via Calibre or whatever. Over to you, experts.
Here are a couple of serendipities from along the way. First, my class E hung on line-ends in an edition of Caxton’s Dialogues:
Second, three-column layout of English, French and a French phonetic version of the English from Bellot’s Familiar dialogues:
Finally, parallel footnoting in a bilingual edition of Juan Francisco Manzano, Autobiografia de un Esclavo:
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Translation of the farewell poem recovered from the murderer of Theo van Gogh.
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