The course aims to provide the basic knowledge of the discipline and the tools needed to prepare a critical edition.
Some of the main topics that will be discussed during the course will be: the manuscript, the printed book, the diplomatic edition, the various methods of critical publishing, the typology of errors, the critical apparatus and the philology of the author.
- Alfredo Stussi, Introduzione agli studi di Filologia italiana, Bologna, Il Mulino, 2007
- Saverio Bellomo, Commedia in Id., Filologia e critica dantesca, Brescia, La Scuola, 2008, pp. 156-215
Frontal lessons, exercises.
Oral exam on the contents of lessons and bibliography.
Students not attending will have to contact the teacher to arrange the program.