HTML Tagging Exercise:
Cooper's The Pioneers

We are going to convert a plain .txt edition of James Fenimore Cooper's The Pioneers to HTML. This is an important text for understanding the development of the idea of the West, especially for the collision of the ideas of nature and civilization, about which Cooper is terribly and representively confused. It is also a text that presents a number of potentialites as a hypertext.

The book is about 400 pages long, broken down into 61 chapters of roughly equal length or about 4 chapters apiece. I'll post a sign up sheet on my door; initial the chapters you want to take. To retrieve your chapters, point your browser at:

The browser will open on the contents of that folder; get your chapters up in netscape and then save each to a local drive.