Writers at work: Textual Genetics and Text editing

Course Code :2007FLWLIT
Study domain:Literature
Academic year:2019-2020
Semester:2nd semester
Contact hours:45
Study load (hours):168
Contract restrictions: Exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:Dutch
Exam period:exam in the 2nd semester
Lecturer(s)Dirk Van Hulle
Olga Beloborodova
Vincent Neyt

3. Course contents *

[Part 1] Practical Aspects of Genetic Criticism (GENETIC)

11 February:         Genetic Criticism (history and related fields)

18 February:         Genetic Criticism: ‘the science of written invention’ (genetic dossier; 

                                endogenesis, exogenesis en epigenesis)

25 February:         Digital Genetic Editing: genetic criticism vs. textual scholarship

3 March:               Genetic dossier: transcription and collation

10 March:             'Track Changes': Genesis of a born-digital text


[Part 2] Theoretical Aspects of Genetic Criticism (CRITICISM)

17 March:          Genetic Criticism and Digital Humanities

24 March:          Genetic Criticism and Authorship

31 March:          Feedback session for draft versions of student papers

Easter Break

21 April:             Genetic Criticism and (Dys)teleology

28 April:             Genetic Criticism and Intertextuality

5 May:                Genetic Criticism and Adaptation

12 May:              Genetic Criticism and Cognition

19 May:              Genetic Criticism and Narratology