TAN keywords for types of divisions (<div-type>)

Definitive list of key terms used for textual divisions.

Master location: http://textalign.net/release/TAN-1-dev/TAN-key/div-types.TAN-key.xml

Table 9.2. TAN keywords for types of divisions

keywords (optional values of @which)IRIsComments
  • abstract

  • summary

 
  • act

A division or unit of a theatre work, including a play, film, opera, and musical theatre

  • ad praeterea

  • tag:textalign.net,2015:div-type:ad_praeterea

division used particularly by Thomas Aquinas

  • addendum

 
  • address (postal)

 
  • afterword

 
  • amendment

  • tag:textalign.net,2015:div-type:amendment

 
  • apparatus criticus

  • critical apparatus

Section of a critical edition, usually at the bottom of the page, indicating variant readings in the manuscript tradition

  • apparatus fontium

  • tag:textalign.net,2015:div-type:apparatus_fontium

Section of a critical edition, usually at the bottom of the page, indicating parallel textual sources

  • bibliographic citation

 
  • bibliography

 
  • block quote

 
  • book

Conceptual book, not a physical one.

  • canon (law)

  • tag:textalign.net,2015:div-type:canon:law

 
  • canon (music)

  • tag:textalign.net,2015:div-type:canon:music

 
  • caption

 
  • castlist

  • tag:textalign.net,2015:div-type:castlist

A list of cast members

= tei:castList

  • castlist item

  • tag:textalign.net,2015:div-type:castlist-item

An entry within a castlist

= tei:castItem

  • castlist item actor

  • tag:textalign.net,2015:div-type:castlist-item-actor

An actor mentioned in a castlist item

= tei:actor

  • castlist item role

  • tag:textalign.net,2015:div-type:castlist-item-role

A role within a castlist item

= tei:role

  • castlist item role description

  • tag:textalign.net,2015:div-type:castlist-item-role-description

A role description within a castlist item

= tei:roleDesc

  • causa

  • tag:textalign.net,2015:div-type:causa

Division in medieval western literature

  • century

  • tag:textalign.net,2015:div-type:century

A textual division that contains 100 chapters or segments.

  • chapter

  • capitulum

 
  • character

 
  • clause (grammatical)

 
  • clause (legal)

 
  • colophon

 
  • column (page)

 
  • column (table)

  • tag:textalign.net,2015:div-type:column_(table)

 
  • conclusion

 
  • couplet

 
  • definition list

 
  • dictionary entry

 
  • dictum ante canonem

  • dictum ante capitulum

  • tag:textalign.net,2015:div-type:dictum_ante_canonem

Terminology used of medieval works, e.g., Gratian.

  • dictum post canonem

  • dictum post capitulum

  • tag:textalign.net,2015:div-type:dictum_post_canonem

Terminology used of medieval works, e.g., Gratian.

  • distinctio

  • tag:textalign.net,2015:div-type:distinctio

Terminology used of medieval works, e.g., Gratian.

  • endnote

  • tag:textalign.net,2015:div-type:endnote

 
  • epigraph

 
  • epilogue

 
  • explicit

  • tag:textalign.net,2015:div-type:explicit

 
  • folio

 
  • footnote

  • tag:textalign.net,2015:div-type:footnote

 
  • footer

  • running footer

  • tag:textalign.net,2015:div-type:footer

 
  • gloss

 
  • glossary

 
  • half-line (verse)

  • tag:textalign.net,2015:div-type:half-line_(verse)

 
  • header

  • running header

  • tag:textalign.net,2015:div-type:header

 
  • heading

  • tag:textalign.net,2015:div-type:heading

 
  • heading level 1

 
  • heading level 2

 
  • heading level 3

 
  • heading level 4

 
  • heading level 5

 
  • heading level 6

 
  • homily

 
  • incipit

 
  • index

 
  • index entry

  • tag:textalign.net,2015:div-type:index_entry

 
  • letter

  • epistle

  • tag:textalign.net,2015:div-type:letter

 
  • line (physical)

  • tag:textalign.net,2015:div-type:line:physical

A physical line of text on the page, not to be confused with a line of poetry, which may take multiple physical lines.

  • line (verse)

 
  • list

 
  • list item

 
  • litany

 
  • morpheme

 
  • note

Notes placed anywhere, including footnotes and endnotes.

  • objection

 
  • octet

  • tag:textalign.net,2015:div-type:octet

 
  • oration

  • tag:textalign.net,2015:div-type:oration

 
  • ordered list

 
  • page

 
  • paragraph

 
  • parenthetical gloss

  • parenthetical aside

  • parenthetical comment

  • inline gloss

  • tag:textalign.net,2015:div-type:gloss:parenthetical

 
  • part

  • tag:textalign.net,2015:div-type:part

A generic division of a larger textual unit

  • phrase

 
  • poem

 
  • postface

 
  • postscript

 
  • preface

 
  • prologue

 
  • psalm

 
  • punctuation character

 
  • quatrain

 
  • question

 
  • refrain

 
  • respondeo

  • tag:textalign.net,2015:div-type:respondeo

division used particularly by Thomas Aquinas

  • rubric

 
  • scene

A unit of action, often a subdivision of an act

  • section

A generic block of text.

  • sed contra

  • tag:textalign.net,2015:div-type:sed_contra

division used particularly by Thomas Aquinas

  • sentence

 
  • sestet

 
  • song

 
  • sonnet

 
  • stage direction

 
  • stanza

 
  • subchapter

  • tag:textalign.net,2015:div-type:subchapter

Divisions of a chapter, perhaps without name or label.

  • subcolumn

  • tag:textalign.net,2015:div-type:subcolumn

Divisions of a column. Many early large books with two columns per page were printed with a few letters marking the vertical axis of the column, to make referencing easier. This is seen, for example, in the Patrologia Latina and Patrologia Graeca.

  • subsection

  • tag:textalign.net,2015:div-type:subsection

Divisions of a section, perhaps without name or label.

  • subtitle

  • tag:textalign.net,2015:div-type:subtitle

 
  • subsubtitle

  • tag:textalign.net,2015:div-type:subsubtitle

 
  • syllogism

 
  • table

 
  • table cell

 
  • table footer

 
  • table header

 
  • table row

 
  • tercet

 
  • term definition

 
  • term to be defined

 
  • title

 
  • tristich

 
  • unordered list

 
  • variant

  • tag:textalign.net,2015:div-type:variant

An alternative rendition of a passage. It is assumed that every variant will have at least one sibling.

  • verse (poetry)

 
  • verse (scripture)

  • tag:textalign.net,2015:div-type:verse_(scripture)

 
  • word