diorthosis

diorthosis

(ˌdaɪɔːˈθəʊsɪs)
n
1. surgery the act or process of straightening something, esp a deformity in something
2. (Literary & Literary Critical Terms) formal the act or process of revising a literary text
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Posteriormente, Jakobi ofrece una introduccion a la naturaleza de los comentarios de Donato y presenta su estudio a traves de otra clasificacion: [TEXTO IRREPRODUCIBLE EN ASCII], diorthosis, cuestiones metricas, analisis gramatical, analisis linguistico, analisis estilistico, aclaraciones retoricas, el ridiculo, estructura y economia del argumento y, por ultimo, caracteristicas del ethos (Die Kunts).
The point of departure for such a study could be the tradition of western philology: since Antiquity, it has defined itself as diorthosis or emendatio, that is, `correction'.