The Association for Documentary Editing invites proposals for its 2017 MLA session entitled "Editing the Amanuensis." We seek presentations that address issues of editing material prepared with the help of an amanuensis, broadly defined. Among such situations are instances where someone prepares an original text on behalf of someone else, typically in the voice of that person, or where a scribe or clerk produces a fair copy of a previously oral or written text.
Proposals could address editing for publication
- the work of a person who prepared the original text on behalf of someone else, typically in the voice of that person (Alex Haley for Malcolm X),