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 503: Textual Scholarship
    Undergraduate Prerequisites: junior standing or consent of instructor.
    Fundamentals of textual scholarship: bibliography, paleography, typography, textual criticism, and annotation.
  • CAS EI 505: Manuscripts at Mugar
    Manuscripts, letters, literature, film, etc-inspire our Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center. This course explores these for understanding and enjoyment. At Gotlieb and the Editorial Institute, undergraduate and graduate students have their hands on originals, on presentation, and on individual interests.
  • 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 2018/2019: The State of the Language.