Editorial theory and methodology (2017/2018)

Course partially running (all years except the first)

Course code
4S002899
Name of lecturer
Veronica Gobbato
Coordinator
Veronica Gobbato
Number of ECTS credits allocated
9
Academic sector
L-FIL-LET/13 - PHILOLOGY OF ITALIAN LITERATURE
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
Semester 1 dal Oct 2, 2017 al Jan 20, 2018.

Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

Knowledge of philology's specific concepts and terms; knowledge of the main methods and purposes of various types of critical edition, with particular regard to the Lachmanian method; ability to read a critical edition.

Syllabus

1. Methods of critical edition; emendatio and recensio; critical and diplomatic edition; archetype and stemma codicum; type of errors; contamination; critical apparatus.
2. Authorial philology and authorial variants.
3. Different publishing methods, with particular regard to Lachmann's method and Bedier's criticisms.
The methodological questions will be explored by discussing examples from Italian literary texts (from the Origins to the Twentieth Century) and through practical exercises (reading codes or prints, analysis of editions and critical apparatus).

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Stussi A. Breve avviamento alla filologia italiana (Edizione 4) Il Mulino 2015 978-88-15-25890-8
Stoppelli, Pasquale Filologia della letteratura italiana Carocci 2016 Le parti indicate a lezione

Assessment methods and criteria

The exam will be taken as a viva.
To non-attendants students is required the knowledge of the following texts:

A. Stussi, Introduzione agli studi di filologia italiana, Bologna, Il Mulino, 2007
P. Stoppelli, Filologia della letteratura italiana, Roma, Carocci, 2016.

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2017/2018