Copying, emergence, and digital reproduction

Stolz, Michael (November 2014). Copying, emergence, and digital reproduction (Unpublished). In: 'Theo Murphy International Scientific Meeting’: „Evolutionary analysis beyond the gene“. The Royal Society at Chicheley Hall, UK. 17.-18.11.2014.

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This talk combines concepts of the copying of manuscripts in the age before mechanical reproduction (as described in W. Benjamin’s famous Artwork-essay), of the emergence of non-vertical evolution (as to be found in textual ‘contamination’ and in horizontal gene transfer alike), and of the electronic reproduction of such phenomena (as presented in scholarly digital editions and phylogenetic trees). The guiding idea is that ‘copying’, ‘emergence’, and ‘(digital) reproduction’ enable variation depending on particular physical or biological forms, on contextual or environmental conditions, as well as on user habits or receptive fields. – Is it possible to develop a theory of copying and reproduction on this base? The material of the talk will be drawn from the Parzival-Project, a critical electronic edition of an Arthurian romance, composed by the German poet Wolfram von Eschenbach shortly after 1200 and transmitted in over eighty witnesses.

Item Type:

Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)

Division/Institute:

06 Faculty of Humanities > Department of Linguistics and Literary Studies > Institute of Germanic Languages
06 Faculty of Humanities > Department of Linguistics and Literary Studies > Institute of Germanic Languages > Old German Language and Literature

UniBE Contributor:

Stolz, Michael

Subjects:

400 Language > 430 German & related languages
800 Literature, rhetoric & criticism > 830 German & related literatures

Funders:

[UNSPECIFIED] The Royal Society, UK

Projects:

[160] Die Fassung *m im Kontext der Fassungen von Wolframs ›Parzival‹. Eine Ausgabe in synoptischer Form (D-A-CH) Official URL

Language:

English

Submitter:

Michael Rudolf Stolz

Date Deposited:

12 Jan 2015 16:51

Last Modified:

12 Jan 2015 16:51

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/61452

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