Frances Tye

Frances Tye – Editor

Freelance copy-editor/proofreader with particular expertise in arts/ humanities/fiction, and working with non-native authors/translations.


I have been working as a copy-editor and proofreader since 2011. Since then, I have worked on a number of books in the areas of history, politics, linguistics, philosophy, and the arts for a number of academic publishers. I have edited and proofread monographs, journal articles and PhD theses, and also short stories. I have particular experience in areas of Irish and European interest, and in language editing, particularly checking translations from German to English, or the work of authors whose mother tongue is German.
History Music Philosophy
English (UK) English (US)
  • CIEP Professional Member

Work experience


Jun, 2011 — Present


How do words stand for things? Taking ideas from philosophical semantics and pragmatics, this book offers a unique, detailed, and critical survey of central debates concerning linguistic reference in the twentieth century. It then uses the survey to identify a... read more
Throughout medieval Europe, male and female religious communities attached to churches, abbeys, and schools participated in devotional music making outside of the chanted liturgy. Newly collating over 400 songs from primary sources, this book reveals the role ... read more
The Bloomsbury Handbook of Rock Music Research is the first comprehensive academic survey of the field of rock music as it stands today. More than 50 years into its life and we still ask - what is rock music, why is it studied, and how does it work, both as mu... read more
This ambitious two-volume handbook of social theory consists of forty original contributions. The researchers take stock of the state of social theory and its relationship to the canon, exploring such topics as the nature, purpose, and meaning of social theory... read more
The question of whether or not George Eliot was what would now be called a feminist is a contentious one. This book argues, through a close study of her fiction, informed by examination of her life's story and by a comparison of her views to those of contempor... read more
The argument for metaethical relativism, the view that there is no single true or most justified morality, is that it is part of the best explanation of the most difficult moral disagreements. The argument for this view features a comparison between traditions... read more
This is the first introductory survey of western twentieth-century music to address popular music, art music and jazz on equal terms. It treats those forms as inextricably intertwined, and sets them in a wide variety of social and critical contexts. The book c... read more

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