Beyond Seven Review No. 58

Posted on Wed 02 December 2020 in Beyond Seven Review

(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."

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The Wool Road of Northern Eurasia

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
DPayments on the DWeb now possible? Math breakthrough

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
Books to Read While the Algae Grow in Your Fur, March 2021

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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