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Quantitative Ansätze in den Literatur- und Geisteswissenschaften

Systematische und historische Perspektiven

[Quantitative Methods in Literary Studies and the Humanities: Systematic and Historical Perspectives]

Ed. by Bernhart, Toni / Willand, Marcus / Richter, Sandra / Albrecht, Andrea

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Publication Date:
April 2018
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2018
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978-3-11-052330-0
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Zwischen Elisabeth Hauptmann und Bertolt Brecht: Stilometrische Studien einer Zusammenarbeit

Barth, Florian

Abstract

In literary studies, the collaboration of Elisabeth Hauptmann and Bertolt Brecht has been discussed intensively since Hauptmann contributed to Brecht’s major plays and prose of the 1920s. Stylometric methods offer a new perspective on Hauptmann’s influence as one can verify and expand the existing knowledge about her share in Brecht’s works. The initial part describes the complexity of the corpus’ textual basis and gives first insights about the plays written collaboratively. Alongside several existing research hypotheses, the article focusses on the analysis of Brecht’s short stories and the specific collaborative work method that he used to have with several of his supporters. Against this backdrop, stylometric approaches like Zeta can shed light on creative parts of the shared writing process of Hauptmann and Brecht.

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Quantitative Ansätze in den Literatur- und Geisteswissenschaften

Systematische und historische Perspektiven

Edited by Bernhart, Toni / Willand, Marcus / Richter, Sandra / Albrecht, Andrea

De Gruyter

2018

Pages: 95–120

ISBN (Online): 9783110523300

DOI (Chapter): https://doi.org/10.1515/9783110523300-005

DOI (Book): https://doi.org/10.1515/9783110523300

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