(Quantitative) literary history and sociology of literature 🦉
Quantitative Methods in Literary Studies and the Humanities: Systematic and Historical Perspectives
Open-access book published in 2018. Overview: "Starting from the early 19th century, quantitative methods have been applied to describe, analyze, and interpret texts in literary studies and the humanities. With the emergence of the "digital humanities," such approaches have gained in importance. The volume aims to historically contextualize and examine quantifying procedures in relation to theory and to assess the value of quantitative data in the humanities."
Information and Geisteswissenschaften 🏺
The Lo-Fi Manifesto
"Lo-fi production technologies are stable and free: sometimes free as in beer; sometimes free as in speech; and sometimes, if not chosen only after careful research, free as in puppy. Equally as important, lo-fi technologies are modular and swappable, and can be combined or replaced as needed. They consist of ..."
Literary Texts as Cognitive Assemblages: The Case of Electronic Literature
Literary Texts as Cognitive Assemblages: The Case of Electronic Literature by Katherine Hayles 08-05-2018
Lob der digitalen Philologie
Gerhard Lauer defends digital literary studies.
Articles from blogs I follow around the net
We all know about the Silk Road (which is actually a recent term), and some of us also know about the Bronze Road, the Iron Road, the Horse and Chariot Road, the Fur Road, the Glass Road, the Spice Road, and the Tea Road. Now we really have to take serio…via Language Log April 12, 2021
One of the goals of a new World Wide Web: the Decentralized Web was to help people make money by publishing on the web. There are approaches to this such as Coil, but the vision in the paper has not … Continue reading →via Brewster Kahle's Blog November 16, 2020
Attention conservation notice: I have no taste, and no qualifications to opine on the sociology of radio and the music industry, or on movies. (I didn't finish a lot of books this month, since I'm not counting re-reading bits and pieces of arcane tome…via Three-Toed Sloth January 1, 0001
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