Editorial Studies

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  • CAS EI 501: The Theory and Practice of Literary Editing
    Undergraduate Prerequisites: junior standing or consent of instructor.
    An introduction to the theory, practice, and principles of editorial decisions, such as questions of modernization, revision, and annotation. Featuring a dozen visiting speakers and attending to notable editorial achievements.
  • CAS EI 506: Topics in Textual Scholarship and the History of Western Society
    Undergraduate Prerequisites: junior standing or consent of instructor.
    Topics vary by semester. Topic for 2021/2022: The Documentary Films of Frederick Wiseman.
  • CAS EI 508: Editing Across the Disciplines
    Undergraduate Prerequisites: junior standing and consent of instructor.
    An introduction to editorial work in several disciplines, highlighting the practices, problems, and solutions encountered in each and identifying common principles where found. Editorial case histories in English literature, the Bible, classical texts, philosophical works, and music are considered.