A study of the complete literary-critical works by the Flemish poet Richard Minne in the journal Vooruit (1933-1965) and his place as a critic in contemporary Flemish literature, by means of comparative poetics, literary-institutional analysis and study of the literary-theoretical reception.
DICIS - Transnational textual cultures: study textual condition, translation, mediation and literary historiography. University of Antwerp
Hard drive philology. A genetic analysis of the literary writing process by means of Thomas Kling's poetical estate as a case study in digital forensics Ghent University
In the course of this project, the literary writing process and strategy of the German poet Thomas Kling (1957-2005) will be investigated, including manuscripts, digital born documents and traces recovered from his harddrives in the archive. The study will make use of digital forensic tools and methods to extend the range of textual genetic philology, archival studies and scholarly editions.
Literatures Without Borders. A Historical-Comparative Study of Premodern Literary Transnationalism Ghent University
This Scientific Research Network (WOG) aims to gain new insights into the transnational dimensions of premodern literatures through a historical-comparative approach. The term U+2018transnationalismU+2019 has been used in scholarship to refer to the capacity of some literary systems to operate across local, regional and/or national communities. Although it has generally been recognized that transnationalism is hardly an exclusively modern ...
Telling Lists: A Dynamic Study of the Nature and Function of Literary Lists. University of Antwerp
Factory literary heritage. Study collections of biographical essays illustrated in France (1944-2000). KU Leuven
This project seeks to provide both a historical study and a theoretical analysis of five collections of illustrated biographies of writers published in France between the post-war period and the present (1944-2013) – “Poètes d’aujourd’hui” (Seghers), “Écrivains de toujours” (Seuil), “Albums Pléiade” (Gallimard), “Les Géants” (Paris-Match) and “Les Contemporains” (Seuil). The project will focus on the functions of these collections in the ...
This project is developed against the background of 'Literature and Knowledge Studies'. Its starting point is a two-fold observation: (1) modern science and the novel originated in the same period (2) the legitimation of the modern novel partly depended on its function as a carrier of (popularized scientific) knowledge. This interaction between fiction and science/ knowledge has typically been studied from a discursive point of view ...