Peter A. Stokes

Peter A. Stokes
Reader
Department of Digital Humanities
King's College London
2nd Floor, 26–29 Drury Lane
London W2CB 5RL
United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0)20 7848 2813
Twitter: @pa_stokes

Publications

All publications are single-authored unless otherwise specified.

Monographs

Major Digital Resources (as Project Leader, Principal Investigator or Co-Investigator)

  • Project Leader: The DigiPal Framework (open-source software for the analysis and presentation of palaeographical material and texts). <https://github.com/kcl-ddh/digipal/wiki>, King's College London (2011–).
    • Implements new model for handwriting as described by Stokes, 'Digital Resources and Database' (2011), Brookes et al. (2015), Stokes, Brookes et al. (2016), Stokes 'Modelling Medieval Handwriting' (2012) below.
    • Awarded the Medieval Academy of America prize for best Digital Humanities project (2016).
  • Co-Investigator: Exon: The Domesday Survey of South-West England, ed. P.A. Stokes, King's College London (2015–17). Available at <http://www.exondomesday.ac.uk>
  • Co-Investigator: Models of Authority: Scottish Charters and the Emergence of Government 1100–1250. <http://www.modelsofauthority.ac.uk>, King's College London (2015–17).
  • Principal Investigator and Director: Digital Resource and Database for Palaeography, Manuscripts and Diplomatic. <http://digipal.eu/>, King's College London (2011–14).
  • Sole Analyst and Developer: HandAnalyser and ImageViewer software (first 'alpha' release 30 Sept. 2009). <http://sourceforge.net/projects/handanalyser/> Java software for quantitative palaeographical analysis and for viewing and enhancing images of damaged manuscripts, as described in contributions to Rehbein et al. and Carruthers et al. respectively.

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

  • Scribal Attribution Across Multiple Scripts: A Digitally-Aided Approach, Speculum 92 (2017): S65–85. doi:10.1086/693968
  • Digital Approaches to Palaeography and Book History: Some Challenges, Present and Future, Frontiers in Digital Humanities 2:5 (2015). doi:10.3389/fdigh.2015.00005 'Specialty Grand Challenge' article
  • T. Blanke, E. Pierazzo and P.A. Stokes, Digital Publishing: Experiences in the Digital Humanities, Logos 25 (2014): 16–27. doi:10.1163/1878-4712-11112041
  • T. Hassner, M. Rehbein, P.A. Stokes and L. Wolf (eds), Computation and Palaeography: Potentials and Limits, Dagstuhl Manifestos 2 (2013): 14–35. doi:10.4230/DagMan.2.1.14 Full-length peer-reviewed version
    • Summary published in Informatik Spektrum 36:2 (2013): 196–98. doi:10.1007/s00287-013-0690-3
    • Reprinted in Kodikologie und Paläographie im Digitalen Zeitalter 3 — Codicology and Palaeography in the Digital Age 3, ed. by O. Duntze et al. Schriften des Instituts für Dokumentologie und Editorik 10 (Norderstedt, 2015), pp. 1–27. urn:nbn:de:hbz:38-76986
  • The Vision of Leofric: Manuscript Text and Context, Review of English Studies 63 (2012): 529–50. doi:10.1093/res/hgr052. Open Access copy also available
  • The Problem of Grade in Post-Conquest Vernacular Minuscule, New Medieval Literatures 13 (2011): 23–47. doi:10.1484/J.NML.1.102438
  • Digital Resource and Database for Palaeography, Manuscripts and Diplomatic, Gazette du livre médiéval 56–57 (2011): 141–2. doi:10.3406/galim.2011.1991
  • M. Maniaci et al., Table ronde. Applications actuelles de l’informatique à la paléographie: quelles méthodes pour quelles finalité́s?, Gazette du livre médiéval 56–57 (2011): 119–30. <http//:www.persee.fr/doc/galim_0753-5015_2011_num_56_1_1986>
  • The Digital Dictionary, Florilegium 26 (2009): 37–69. <http://journals.hil.unb.ca/index.php/flor/article/view/18446/25553> A study of the use of technology in the Dictionary of Old English.
  • King Edgar's Charter for Pershore (AD 972), Anglo-Saxon England 37 (2008): 31–78. doi:10.1017/S0263675109990159. Open Access copy also available
  • Palaeography and Image Processing: Some Solutions and Problems, Digital Medievalist 3 (2007/8). doi:10.16995/dm.15
  • The Regius Psalter, 198v: A Reexamination, Notes & Queries 54 (2007): 208–11. doi:10.1093/notesj/gjm152
  • Shoots and Vines: Some Models for the Ascenders and Descenders of English Vernacular Minuscule, Quaestio: Proceedings of the Cambridge Colloquium in Anglo-Saxon, Norse, and Celtic 5 (2005): 98–109.

Peer-Reviewed Proceedings and Chapters in Books

  • Rule and Variation in Eleventh-Century Minuscule Script. In Ruling the Script: Formal Aspects of Medieval Written Communication (Books, Charters, and Inscriptions), ed. by S. Barret, D. Stutzmann and G. Vogeler. Utrecht Studies in Medieval Literacy 35 (Turnhout, 2016), pp. 489–508. doi:10.1484/M.USML-EB.5.112447
  • S. Brookes, P.A. Stokes, M. Watson, and Débora Marques de Matos, The DigiPal Project for European Scripts and Decorations, in Writing Europe 500–1450: Texts and Contexts, ed. by A. Conti, O. da Rold and P. Shaw. Essays and Studies n.s. 68 (2015): 25–58.
  • Palaeography and the "Virtual Library" of Manuscripts, in Digitizing Medieval and Early Modern Material Culture, ed. by B. Nelson and M. Terras. New Technologies in Medieval and Renaissance Studies 3 (Tempe, AZ, 2012), pp. 137–69.
  • Recovering Anglo-Saxon Erasures: Some Questions, Tools and Techniques, in Palimpsests and the Literary Imagination of Medieval England, ed. by L. Carruthers, R. Chai-Elsholz and T. Silec (New York, 2011), pp. 35–60.
  • Rewriting the Bounds: Pershore's Powick and Leigh, in Place-Names, Language and the Anglo-Saxon Landscape, ed. by N.J. Higham and M.J. Ryan (Woodbridge, 2011), pp. 195–206.
  • Teaching Manuscripts in the "Digital Age", in Kodikologie und Paläographie im Digitalen Zeitalter 2 — Codicology and Palaeography in the Digital Age 2, ed. by F. Fischer, C. Fritze and G. Vogeler, in collaboration with B. Assmann, M. Rehbein and P. Sahle. Schriften des Instituts für Dokumentologie und Editorik 3 (Norderstedt, 2010), pp. 229–45. urn:nbn:de:hbz:38-43521
  • E. Pierazzo and P.A. Stokes, Putting the Text back into Context: A Codicological Approach to Manuscript Transcription, in Kodikologie und Paläographie im Digitalen Zeitalter 2 — Codicology and Palaeography in the Digital Age 2, ed. by F. Fischer, C. Fritze and G. Vogeler, in collaboration with B. Assmann, M. Rehbein and P. Sahle. Schriften des Instituts für Dokumentologie und Editorik 3 (Norderstedt, 2010), pp. 397–430. urn:nbn:de:hbz:38-43605
  • Computer-Aided Palaeography, Present and Future, in Kodikologie und Paläographie im Digitalen Zeitalter — Codicology and Palaeography in the Digital Age, ed. by M. Rehbein, P. Sahle and T. Schaan, unter Mitarbeit von Bernhard Assmann, Franz Fischer und Christiane Fritze. Schriften des Instituts für Dokumentologie und Editorik 2 (Norderstedt, 2009), pp. 313–42. urn:nbn:de:hbz:38-29782. Full-length peer-reviewed version
  • P.A. Stokes and E. Pierazzo, Encoding the Language of Landscape: XML and Databases at the Service of Anglo-Saxon Lexicography, in Perspectives on Lexicography in Italy and Europe, ed. by S. Bruti, R. Cella, and M. Foschi Albert (Newcastle, 2009), pp. 203–38.

Working Papers, Reports and Peer-Reviewed Abstracts

Other Digital Resources (as Analyst, Developer and/or Research Associate)

Encyclopedia Entries, Booklets, and Book Reviews

Forthcoming (full text submitted and accepted for publication)

  • Insular Script. In The Oxford Handbook of Latin Palaeography, ed. by R.G. Babcock and F. Coulson (Oxford: Oxford University Press). 12,250 words
  • P.A. Stokes and E. Pierazzo, The New Textual Technologies. In A New Companion to the History of the Book, ed. by J. Rose and S. Elliott (Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell). Invited chapter; 6,000 words
  • Change and Variation in Eleventh-Century English Script. In Change in Medieval and Renaissance Scripts and Manuscripts, ed. by M. Schubert and E. Overgaauw (Turnhout: Brepols). 6,000 words
  • Computing and Palaeography in Theory: Putting the Palaeographer in Charge. In Digital Palaeography, ed. by S. Brookes, M. Rehbein and P.A. Stokes (London: Routledge). 6,000 words