Here we will publish a selection of essays, papers and sample annotations written by students that participated in the annotation projects.

MA Theses:

Kirchhoff, Leonie. Explanatory Annotation and Changing Modes of Reading. MA thesis. February 2018. .

Lahrsow, Miriam. Digital Explanatory Annotations for Literary Texts: Possibilities – Practices – Problems – Prospects. MA thesis. September 2017.

Student Essays:

Lahrsow, Miriam. “Oscar Wilde’s Intentions and Annotating The Picture of Dorian Gray, Or How Explanatory Notes Can Profitably Include an Author’s Theoretical Texts”. Essay from the seminar “Distant and Close Reading”.

Weiner, Bettina. “Annotating with a Purpose: Theatrical Self-Reflexivity in Sonnet 23, Or How to Stage Silent Love, with Language, in a Sonnet”. Essay from the seminar “Annotating Literature: Shakespeare’s Sonnets”.

Wieland, Mascha. “The Functions of Annotations in Charlotte Smith’s ‘Beachy Head'”. Essay from the seminar “Distant and Close Reading”.