A critical annotated edition of Opitz’s correspondence based on existing collections and a finding aid was published and translated. The texts were supplemented by a collection of entries by the poet, a selection of textual and visual testimonies and an appendix of third-party documents pertaining to Opitz’s biography.


Publications on this project:

  • Opitz, Martin. ‘Briefwechsel und Lebenszeugnisse: Kritische Edition mit Übersetzung’, edited by Klaus Conermann and Harald Bollbuck. Berlin 2009. OPAC.


Funding: Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (German Research Foundation, DFG)
Project participants: Prof. Klaus Conermann (project lead), Dr Harald Bollbuck (team member)