608231 VU Literary Studies: Editionswissenschaft: Digital Publication of Letters

winter semester 2020/2021 | Last update: 08.09.2020 Place course on memo list
608231
VU Literary Studies: Editionswissenschaft: Digital Publication of Letters
VU 2
5
every 2 weeks
each semester
German

Competence to critically analyze selected topics in German Philology using theoretical concepts and methodologies and to independently relate them to each other; highly specialized knowledge of contents and methods with regards to exemplary fields of work in German Philology

This seminar will examine the method and practice of publishing digital letter collections. Students will receive insights into basic editorial practices and the science behind them. We will discuss the advantages and disadvantages of digital publishing, the function and possibility of commentary as well as the specificity of letters as a genre. Using original historical documents, students will have the opportunity to practice the transcription and commenting of letters themselves.

Introductory lectures, reading of primary and secondary literature, student presentations, discussions, group work, individual work

Combined, attendance and participation, presentation, two short papers (5-6 pages)

 

Plachta, Bodo. Editionswissenschaft. Eine Einführung in Methode und Praxis der Edition neuerer Texte. Stuttgart: Reclam, 2013. ISBN: 978-3-15-017603-0

 

Cf. Curriculum

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Date Time Location
Tue 2020-10-13
10.00 - 12.00 eLecture - online eLecture - online
Mon 2021-01-11
09.00 - 12.00 eLecture - online eLecture - online
Mon 2021-01-11
13.00 - 16.30 eLecture - online eLecture - online
Tue 2021-01-12
09.00 - 12.00 eLecture - online eLecture - online
Tue 2021-01-12
13.00 - 16.30 eLecture - online eLecture - online
Wed 2021-01-13
09.00 - 12.00 eLecture - online eLecture - online
Wed 2021-01-13
13.00 - 16.30 eLecture - online eLecture - online
Thu 2021-01-14
09.00 - 12.00 eLecture - online eLecture - online