UBKCJLBP30 Scholarly editing 2

Faculty of Philosophy and Science in Opava
Summer 2023
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Mgr. Jakub Sichálek, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Jakub Sichálek, Ph.D.
Institute of The Czech Language and Library Science - Faculty of Philosophy and Science in Opava
Basic knowledge of scholarly editing terminology.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The lectures offer basic information on theory and practice of modern textual criticism, inform e.g. about: what transcriptional changes to introduce into the text (and according to which principles), why and how to write a commentary, how to present variants (variae lectiones).
Learning outcomes
The students shall be able:
to know what is purpose of writing the commentary,
to write (establish) an apparatus and a commentary,
to include variant readings in the apparatus.
  • The Kafkaʼs works and scholarly editing.
  • Production and reception of text.
  • Bezruč: Slezské písně.
  • Criteria of editorʼs approache.
  • Life of Saint Catherina, Life of Joseph.
  • Editing the text.
  • Notes and apparatus. Commentary.
  • Variant readings (variae lectiones).
  • ...
    required literature
  • Editologie. Od náčrtu ke knize. Praha: ÚČL AV ČR, 2018. info
  • ŠPIRIT, M. Textologie dnes. Příručka pro začínající editory. Praha: ÚČL AV ČR, 2019. info
    recommended literature
  • ČERVENKA, M. Textologické studie. Praha, 2009. info
  • DAŇHELKA, J. Textologie a starší česká literatura. Ed. J. Sichálek. Praha: ÚČL AV ČR, 2013.
  • CHARYPAR, M. Prameny Máchova Máje. Fakta a hypotézy. Praha: Akropolis -- ÚČL AV ČR, 2018.
  • SMOLKA, Z. Básník mezi legendami, mýtem a realitou. Šenov u Ostravy: Tilia, 2002.
Teaching methods
Lectures (with using of PowerPoint), class discussion, group and individual project.
Assessment methods
Active participation in the seminar. The final test (it consists of 11 questions, 7 correct answers is needed to pass).
Language of instruction
The course is also listed under the following terms Summer 2021, Summer 2022.
  • Enrolment Statistics (Summer 2023, recent)
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