Saintsbury 381, Saintsbury's virgules
and italics; Dickens 792) (1)
Dans les deux ouvrages, il importe de noter les virgules
qui font de << Sembene >> et << Ousmane >> des noms de famille.
L'aspect erotique est renforce par l'emploi des virgules
qui miment la respiration ou les battements de coeur : " tant de sensations, palpitante, oppressee [.
Each time the piece is shown, its link to an original or fixed location is further diluted, and the virgules
that punctuate its title multiply until permanence dissolves into its own shadow, or in Suh's words, until "site-specificity becomes portable.
Bannatyne's layout, however, differs strikingly: the eight lines are compressed into four long lines, with virgules
marking the position of the rhymes.
Instead, single or double virgules
(vertical slashes) are used to indicate the end of one sentence and the beginning of the next, but only GC, TK, RBC, RR, EB, RL, RT and TG employ them more or less regularly.
DesRuisseaux is capable of striking and insightful images, of which "chaque aurore / met des virgules
h l'eternite" is one example.
In other words, whereas Rusk and Slater accounted for alterations in the manuscripts in footnotes, Tilton uses angle brackets and virgules
to indicate in the text itself cancellations, write-overs, etc.