ISKM36 Editing Texts: Theory and Practice

Faculty of Arts
Spring 2024

The course is not taught in Spring 2024

Extent and Intensity
1/1/0. 5 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
doc. PhDr. Jiří Kudrnáč, CSc. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
doc. PhDr. Jiří Kudrnáč, CSc.
Department of Information and Library Studies – Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Mgr. Alice Lukavská
Supplier department: Department of Information and Library Studies – Faculty of Arts
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.

The capacity limit for the course is 25 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 0/25, only registered: 0/25
Course objectives
The course is devoted to editorial themes, its theoretical principles and practical tasks. Attention is also paid to the historical perspective, textual criticism and its development. Different types of editions are interpreted, attention is paid to critical editions, popular editions, school editions etc. Selected book series, especially from modern Czech book publishers (major publishing houses etc.), are discussed. In the course, mostly Czech themes are treated, but foreign parallels and inspirations are also comprised.
Learning outcomes
After finishing the course students
- will understand editorial issues in history and at present;
- may take part in academic editing of books;
- will focus on books like anthologies, selected or collected writings, may interpret them and to solve specific tasks.
  • Defining of the theme: Editorial issues in the history of literature and culture; its importance and scope.
  • Editorial issues in the context of information science and library studies.
  • Some specific editorial issues in the history of Czech literature.
  • Selected individual tasks: analyzing of selected editorial projects, critical reflection of their solutions.
  • Individual and joint work on editing tasks, including homework and classroom work.
  • Editor a text : úvod do praktické textologie. Edited by Rudolf Havel - Břetislav Štorek - Jiří Flaišman - Michal Kosák. Vyd. 2. Praha: Paseka. 182 s. ISBN 8071856533. 2006. info
  • TANSELLE, G. Thomas. Principy textové kritiky : pokus o zdůvodnění. Vyd. 1. Praha: Ústav pro českou literaturu AV ČR, 2012. 102 s. ISBN 9788085778861
  • KOSÁK, Michal and Jiří FLAIŠMAN. Podoby textologie. Vyd. 1. Praha: Ústav pro českou literaturu AV ČR. 381 s. ISBN 9788083778823. 2010. info
  • VAŠÁK, Pavel. Textologie : teorie a ediční praxe. Vyd. 1. Praha: Karolinum. 235 s. ISBN 8070666382. 1993. info
  • KOMENDA, Petr. Událost psaní : (slovo a tvar v poezii Františka Halase). Vydání první. Praha: Ústav pro českou literaturu AV ČR, v.v.i. 462 stran. ISBN 9788088069249. 2016. info
  • ČERVENKA, Miroslav. Textologické studie. Vyd. 1. Praha: Ústav pro českou literaturu AV ČR. 293 s. ISBN 9788085778694. 2009. info
  • STICH, Alexandr. Od Karla Havlíčka k Františku Halasovi : (lingvoliterární studie). Vyd. 1. Praha: Torst. 331 s. ISBN 808563984X. 1996. info
  • HALADA, Jan. Encyklopedie českých nakladatelství 1949-2006. 1. vyd. Praha: Libri. 378 s. ISBN 9788072771653. 2007. info
  • PŘIBÁŇ, Michal. Česká literární nakladatelství : 1949-1989. Vyd. 1. Praha: Academia. 649 s. ISBN 9788020024077. 2014. info
  • FORST, Vladimír, OPELÍK, Jiří, MERHAUT, Luboš (eds.). Lexikon české literatury 1 – 4. Praha. Academia 1984, 1993, 2000, 2008. 900 s. , 1377 s., 1522 s., 2105 s. ISBN 80-200-0797-0, 80-200-0345-2, 80-200-0708-3, 978-80-200-1572-3.
  • ZACH, Aleš. Slovník českých nakladatelství 1849–1949.
Teaching methods
Lectures, homework, class discussion, common work in the lesson.
Assessment methods
Active approach to the topic of the course, elaborating of a seminar paper, or of a part of a joint seminar paper, final interview.
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course is taught: every week.

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