On Annotation

  • Explanatory annotation is one of the oldest hermeneutic practices but comparatively few people have thought about it systematically. What is the influence on the reading and comprehension of a text? What must annotations look like in order to be really helpful? How can we distinguish between explanatory annotations and interpretations?

    Matthias Bauer, Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen, Germany

Archive for April, 2016

  • Upcoming Workshop

    Matthias Bauer and Angelika Zirker will be hosting a one-day seminar on “Dynamics of Explanatory Annotation” at the DHSI (University of Victoria, British Columbia) on June 12; see www.dhsi.org/courses.php#workshops; to […]

  • Literary Annotation & Whipping Boys

    Literary Annotation & Whipping Boys

    An article by Matthias Bauer and Angelika Zirker on literary annotation and its new possibilities in the Digital Humanities (including the origins of the research project that led up to […]