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 August, 2023

  • August News

    This time, our annotation of the month concerns the word “pilgrimage” in John Donne’s “Song – Go and Catch a Falling Star”. Our student annotation offers an interpretation as well […]