Text Encoding Initiative

The XML Version of the TEI Guidelines


<speaker> A specialized form of heading or label, giving the name of one or more speakers in a dramatic text or fragment.
Attributes Global attributes only
<sp who="ni rsa">
   <speaker>Nancy and Robert</speaker>
   <stage type="delivery">(speaking simultaneously)</stage>
   <p>The future? ...</p>

The who attribute on the <sp> element may be used either in addition to this element or as an alternative.

Module Declared in file teicore2; Core tag sets: enabled when any TEI base is enabled
Data Description Any sequence of phrase level data
May contain #PCDATA abbr add addSpan address alt altGrp anchor app c caesura cb certainty cl corr damage date dateRange dateStruct del delSpan distinct emph expan fLib foreign formula fs fsLib fvLib fw gap geogName gloss handShift hi index interp interpGrp join joinGrp lang lb link linkGrp m measure mentioned milestone name num oRef oVar orgName orig pRef pVar pb persName phr placeName ptr ref reg respons restore rs s seg sic soCalled space span spanGrp supplied term time timeRange timeStruct timeline title unclear w xptr xref
May occur within sp
<!ELEMENT speaker %om.RO; %phrase.seq;> 
<!ATTLIST speaker  
See further 6.11.2 Core Tags for Drama

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