Beyond Seven Review No. 69

Posted on Wed 05 May 2021 in Beyond Seven Review

Book and publishing history ๐ŸšŸ

  • We Need Bodice-Ripper Sex Ed
    Jennifer Weiner on the benefits of reading Harlequin novels: "But those [Harlequin romance novels], for all their soft-core covers and happily-ever-afters, were quietly and not-so-quietly subversive. They taught readers that sexual pleasure was something women could not just hope for but insist upon. They shaped my interactions with boys and men. They helped make me a feminist." Side note: Asking the New York Times website for this page (just the html page) yields a giant heap of garbage (317K, mostly javascript). The article itself is about 7.4K of text.

Information and Geisteswissenschaften ๐Ÿบ

  • Advanced Degrees in Digital Humanities
    Not a bad list. Does mislead by conflating 4-year European Masters programs with 1-year US American Masters programs. German PhD programs are missing.
  • 30 Days of Stuff
    Post on the Internet Archive's blog by Jason Scott. Examples of wonderful public domain books and magazines available at IA.
  • The latch key of my bookhouse
    1922 book notable for being a "test vector" for the Internet Archive's book digitization process.

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English vocative pronouns

On my to-blog list since last month: You are not a horse. You are not a cow. Seriously, y'all. Stop it. โ€” U.S. FDA (@US_FDA) August 21, 2021 Since this is Language Log and not Politicized Drug Efficacy Evaluation Log, the pointโ€ฆ

via Language Log September 14, 2021
Can Atom replace oXygen?

Virtually anyone working with XML files in the context of the Digital Humanities, and especially in the context of scholarly digital editing, knows the oXygen XML editor. It is mature and packed with useful features, and yet every new version brings even โ€ฆ

via The Dragonfly's Gaze March 28, 2020
CLear 2022: Call for Papers

Attention conservation notice: An invitation to put a lot of effort into writing about a recondite academic topic, only to have it misunderstood by anonymous strangers. Having agreed to be an area chair (area TBD), I ought to publicize the call for papers for theโ€ฆ

via Three-Toed Sloth January 1, 0001

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