Genetic Criticism in Motion — New Perspectives on Manuscript Studies

Katajamäki, Sakari; Pulkkinen, Veijo
Title: Genetic Criticism in Motion — New Perspectives on Manuscript Studies
Authors: Katajamäki, Sakari (Author)
Pulkkinen, Veijo (Author)
Product number: 9789518588552
Product form: Paperback
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Publication date: 30.11.2023
Price: 45,00 € (40,91 € vat 0 %)

Publ. product code: 21804884
Publisher: Suomalaisen Kirjallisuuden Seura
Series: Studia Fennica Litteraria 14
Edition: 2023
Publication year: 2023
Language: English
Pages: 183
Product family: Autumn 2023
Literary Studies
Studia Fennica Litteraria
Books in English
Finnish library classification: 86 KIRJALLISUUSTIEDE
Key words: kirjallisuudentutkimus, käsikirjoitukset, arkistomateriaalit, kriittiset editiot, käännökset
Genetic criticism investigates creative processes by analysing manuscripts and other archival sources. It sheds light on authors' working practices and the ways works are developed on the writer's desk or in the artist's studio.

This book provides a cross-section of current international trends in genetic criticism, half a century after the birth of the discipline in Paris. The last two decades have witnessed an expansion of the field of study with new kinds of research objects and new forms of archival material, along with various kinds of interdisciplinary intersections and new theoretical perspectives.

The essays in this volume represent various European literary and scholarly traditions discussing creative processes from Polish poetry to French children's literature, as well as topical issues such as born-digital literature and the application of forensic methodology to manuscript studies. The book is intended for scholars and students of literary criticism and textual scholarship, together with anyone interested in the working practices of writers, illustrators, and editors.