Scholarly Editing and German Literature: Revision, Revaluation, Edition

Scholarly Editing and German Literature: Revision, Revaluation, Edition

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Scholarly Editing and German Literature: Revision, Revaluation, Edition offers international perspectives on the process, products and impacts of a commonly overlooked aspect of literary scholarship scholarly editing. Contributions range in subject from medieval to contemporary, correspondence to poetry and in form from response on works in progress in theoretical considerations. Bodo Plachta's observation that schools of scholarly editing in North America and Europe share a common origin and a basic set of common premises opens the volume and serves as an introduction to the five thematic groups: Material and Extralinguistic Elements and the Construction of Meaning, The Process of Editing and Editing Process, Edition and Commentary, Editing and Similar Second-Order Processes and Textual Creation, Edition and Canon(ization.)

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789004305441
Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 11/13/2015
Series: Amsterdamer Beitr?ge zur neueren Germanistik , #86
Edition description: Bilingual
Pages: 306
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Lydia Jones, M.A., is a research associate and lecturer at Freie Universität Berlin. Her research interests lie in the overlap between medieval and modern German literature as embodied by 18th- and 19th-century scholarly editions of Middle High German works.

Bodo Plachta, Dr. phil. is co-editor of the International Yearbook of Scholarly Editing, edition, and president of the “Arbeitsgemeinschaft für germanistische Edition”. Together with Rüdiger Nutt-Kofoth he is editor of the series „Bausteine zur Geschichte der Edition“.

Gaby Pailer, Dr. phil. is Professor of Germanic Studies at the Department of Central, Eastern and Northern European Studies, University of British Columbia. Recent publications include monographs on and editions of 18th- and 19th-century women authors and edited anthologies.

Catherine Karen Roy, Ph.D. is an English language instructor at the English Language Institute of King Abdulaziz University’s Women’s Main Campus in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Her research interests include the teaching and acquisition of languages and autobiography studies.

Table of Contents



How International is Scholarly Editing? A Look at its History
Bodo Plachta

I. Material and Extralinguistic Elements and the Construction of Meaning

Das Heilige verstehen, erfahren und erkennen. Die spätmittelalterliche Legende Christophorus C im Überlieferungskontext
Johannes Traulsen

Emphasis Added: Friedrich Heinrich von der Hagen’s Romantic Philology, Typeface Change and the Heldenbuch an der Etsch 1836-1900
Lydia Jones

Space as Sign: Material Aspects of Letters and Diaries and their Editorial Representation
Rüdiger Nutt-Kofoth

Bringing the Background into Focus: Reading the Linguistic and Bibliographic Codes in Yoko Tawada’s Das Bad
Jeremy Redlich

II. The Process of Editing and Editing Process

A Song of Selves: Reinmar der Alte, Mouvance, and Poetic Personae
Kenneth Fockele

Wie ediert man einen Überlieferungsprozess? Überlegungen zur Edition von deutschsprachigen Prosaromanen des 15. und 16. Jahrhunderts
Peter Baltes

Drostes Kryptographien: Editionsprobleme des Geistlichen Jahres
Claudia Liebrand/Thomas Wortmann

Wissenschaftliches Edieren in der deutschsprachigen Literatur des 18. Jahrhunderts am Beispiel Johann Heinrich Mercks: Prozesse und Herausforderungen
Ulrike Leuschner

III. Edition and Commentary

Fish and Queens: The new Edition of Friedrich Schiller’s tragedy Maria Stuart
Nikolas Immer

Zeitschriftenedition mit Kommentar: Schillers Thalia (1785-1791)
Monika Lemmel

“Im Traum sah ich ein dickes schön gedrucktes und gebundnes Buch...” – Zur Edition von Charlotte Schillers Literarischen Schriften mit besonderem Blick auf ihr historisches Schauspiel "Elisabeth"
Gaby Pailer/Melanie Kage

IV. Editing and Similar Second-Order Processes and Textual Creation

Übersetzungen als Interpretationen mittelhochdeutscher Literatur.
Überlegungen zu Verständnismöglichkeiten von Strickers Kurzerzählung Der kluge Knecht
Nina Nowakowski

Constructing Socialist Identities: The Reception of Albrecht Dürer in East Germany
Elizabeth Nijdam

V. Edition and Canon(ization)

Textual Scholarship and Canon Formation
Annika Rockenberger

“Canonise”, “Canonised”, “Canonisation” etc.: Some Remarks on Terminology
Per Röcken


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