Jane Horton, BLib

Location: Hereford

Membership Grade: Advanced Professional Member

Contact Info

Phone: +441981580792
Email: jane.horton@btinternet.com

General Experience

Indexing since 1994 on a wide range of subjects in the arts/humanities area, with art as my main subject in recent years. I have a working knowledge of French and German.

Subjects

Art and Design

Several years’ experience indexing books in this area for Yale University Press, Lund Humphries and Scala Arts & Heritage among others.

Art History

This is my main area of indexing in recent years, working on texts covering a wide range of artists, periods and movements, mainly in British and European art of the modern age. In 2014 I indexed two volumes of The Art and Architecture of Ireland.

Cinema and Film

Personal interest and some experience indexing in this area, mainly for Routledge.

Cultural Studies

I have indexed many books in this area for publishers such as Blackwells and Routledge.

Dance

Personal interest and some experience indexing books in this area.

Drama/Theatre

Personal interest and would like to index more books in this area.

English Literature

I have indexed books on a variety of authors and literary themes, mainly for Palgrave Macmillan, and would like to index more in this area.

Fashion/Style

I have indexed several books on this subject, mainly for Yale University Press.

Literature and Poetry In English

I have indexed books on a variety of authors and literary themes, mainly for Palgrave Macmillan, and would like to index more in this area.

Literature and Poetry In Foreign Languages

My degree is in German and I would like to index more books in this area.

Photography

I have indexed several books on art photography for Yale University Press and for Taylor and Francis on photography as a process.

Sculpture

I have indexed books on artist such as Rodin, Matisse, Maggie Hambling, Giacometti and Roubiliac.

Architecture

I have indexed books on architects such as Stirling and Gowan, Rafael Moneo and Oscar Niemeyer and on particular buildings and their contents such as Apethorpe, Durham Cathedral, Ham House, Hardwick Hall and Lichfield Cathedral.


Other skills

Proofreading
I have been proofreading books since 1995.

Recent indexes include

Kate Retford, The Conversation Piece, Yale University Press, 2017
Elizabeth Prettejohn, Modern Painters, Old Masters, Yale University Press, 2017
David Bindman and Robyn Asleson, Enlightened Princesses, Yale University Press, 2017
Desna Greenhow, The Diary of Mary Watts 1887-1904: Victorian Progressive and Artistic Visionary, Lund Humphries, 2016
Jonathan Foyle, Lichfield Cathedral: a journey of discovery, Scala Arts & Heritage, 2016

Clients Include

APGRD (Univ. of Oxford)
Lund Humphries
Paul Mellon Centre
Scala Arts & Heritage
Walpole Society
Yale University Press

Special Publication Type

Anthologies And Collected Works

Literary anthologies.

Biographies/ Autobiographies

I have indexed many biographies, from Peter Stringfellow to Hans Christian Andersen, but more recently they are of artists and their work.

Diaries And Letters

Some experience in this area, recently My Dear BB the correspondence of Kenneth Clark and Bernard Berenson for Yale and the Diary of Mary Watts for Lund Humphries. I have also indexed two volumes for the Walpole Society of primary source materials, the letters of Charles Fairfax Murray and the travel journal of Maria Callcott.

Dictionaries And Encyclopaedias

I have indexed The Encyclopaedia of the Gothic for Wiley-Blackwell.

Tools

PC
MACREX