The German Online Editions of Nietzsche’s Works: A User’s Perspective

The German Online Editions of Nietzsche’s Works: A User’s Perspective <p>Abstract:</p><p>This article considers the two most important German online editions of Nietzsche’s works, <i>Nietzsche Source</i> and <i>Nietzsche Online</i>, from a user’s perspective. After a description of the print editions on which they are based (<i>KGW</i> and <i>KGB</i>), an assessment is made of their completeness, their textual reliability, the usefulness of their navigation menus and the usefulness of their search functions. The article finds that there are noteworthy differences in completeness and reliability, that the accessibility of the posthumous notes could be improved in both cases, and that <i>Nietzsche Source</i> has a better search function than <i>Nietzsche Online</i>. The ideal online edition would be an augmented mixture of both editions.</p> http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The Journal of Nietzsche Studies Penn State University Press

The German Online Editions of Nietzsche’s Works: A User’s Perspective

The Journal of Nietzsche Studies, Volume 52 (1) – Mar 3, 2020

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Penn State University Press
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<p>Abstract:</p><p>This article considers the two most important German online editions of Nietzsche’s works, <i>Nietzsche Source</i> and <i>Nietzsche Online</i>, from a user’s perspective. After a description of the print editions on which they are based (<i>KGW</i> and <i>KGB</i>), an assessment is made of their completeness, their textual reliability, the usefulness of their navigation menus and the usefulness of their search functions. The article finds that there are noteworthy differences in completeness and reliability, that the accessibility of the posthumous notes could be improved in both cases, and that <i>Nietzsche Source</i> has a better search function than <i>Nietzsche Online</i>. The ideal online edition would be an augmented mixture of both editions.</p>

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Published: Mar 3, 2020

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