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Testo, microtesto, macrotesto e supertesto : per una filologia dei manoscritti miscellanei

Title in English Text, microtext, macrotext and supertext : for a textual philology of manuscript miscellanies


Year of publication 2017
Type Article in Proceedings
Conference Actes du XXVIIe Congres international de linguistique et de philologie romanes (Nancy, 15-20 juillet 2013). Section 13. Philologie textuelle et éditoriale
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Faculty of Arts

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Field Documentation, library studies, information management
Keywords manuscript; miscellany; philology; textual; criticism; texts; transmission
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Description Since De Robertis's studies on poetry collections (canzonieri) awareness has grown that a miscellaneous manuscript is not a container of texts but an organic structure that realizes a system. The phenomenon is also valid for the miscellaneous texts in prose, and there are three levels: microtext (individual lessons), macrotext (copyright), supertext (i.e. the whole miscellany). One must take into account the three levels because they often are transmitted jointly, but not always: even when the supertext has an organic (or almost organic) tradition, there may be surprises at the level of microtext or macrotext.
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