Hans Walter Gabler
Hans Walter Gabler is Professor (retired) of English Literature and Editorial Scholarship from the Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich, Germany. In 2007, he was elected Senior Research Fellow of the Institute of English Studies, School of Advanced Study, London University, and in 2010, awarded the degree of Doctor of Literature, honoris causa, from the National University of Ireland, Maynooth. He undertook, as editor-in-chief, the Critical and Synoptic Edition of James Joyce's Ulysses (1984), and the critical editions of Joyce's A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man and Dubliners (both 1993). In Munich from 1996 to 2002, he directed an interdisciplinary graduate programme on “Textual Criticism as Foundation and Method of the Historical Disciplines.” 2008 to 2010, he was Chair of the ESF-COST Action A32, "Open Scholarly Communities on the Web." His present main research interests are the writing processes in authors’ draft manuscripts, their critical interpretation, and their representation in the digital medium.