Readings

The core texts for this course are A Companion to Digital Humanities and A Companion to Digital Literary Studies. Many of the readings below are taken from these two volumes. Some articles (Rockwell, Moretti) will require you to sign into your library account if accessing off-campus.

Abumrad, Jad, and Robert Krulwich. “Agatha Christie And Nuns Tell A Tale Of Alzheimer’s.” NPR.org. 1 Jun. 2010. Web.

Carmody, Tim. “10 Reading Revolutions Before E-books.” The Atlantic. 25 Aug. 2010. Web.

Carr, Nicholas. “Is Google Making Us Stupid?” The Atlantic. 1 Jul. 2008. Web.

Cohen, Patricia. “Humanities 2.0.” New York Times. 17 Nov. 2010-27 Jul. 2011. Web. 16 Jul. 2013.

Cordell, Ryan. “How to Start Tweeting (and Why You Might Want To).” ProfHacker. Chronicle of Higher Education, 11 Aug. 2010. Web. 16 Jul. 2013.

Crane, Gregory. “What Do You Do With a Million Books?” D-Lib Magazine 12.3 (2006). Web.

Drucker, Johanna. “The Virtual Codex from Page Space to E-space.” A Companion to Digital Literary Studies. Eds. Ray Siemens and Susan Schreibman. Oxford: Blackwell, 2008. Web. [PDF]

Fish, Stanley. “Mind Your P’s and B’s: The Digital Humanities and Interpretation.” New York Times. 23 Jan. 2012. Web.

Gold, Matthew K. “The Digital Humanities Moment.” Debates in the Digital Humanities. Ed. Matthew K. Gold and Lauren F. Klein. Minneapolis: Univ Of Minnesota Press, 2012. Web.

Hammond, Adam. “Quantitative Approaches to the Literary.” Literature in the Digital Age: An Introduction. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2016. 82-130. Print.

Hockey, Susan. “The History of Humanities Computing.” A Companion to Digital Humanities. Eds. Susan Schreibman, Ray Siemens, and John Unsworth. Oxford: Blackwell, 2004. Web. [PDF]

Hoover, David L. “Quantitative Analysis and Literary Studies.” A Companion to Digital Literary Studies. Eds. Ray Siemens and Susan Schreibman. Oxford: Blackwell, 2008. Web. [PDF]

Hope, J., and M. Whitmore. “The Very Large Textual Object: A Prosthetic Reading of Shakespeare.” Early Modern Literary Studies 6 (2004): 1–36. Web.

Kirschenbaum, Matthew G. “What Is Digital Humanities and What’s It Doing in English Departments?” ADE Bulletin 150 (2010): 55-61. Web.

Kolowich, Steve. “The Professor Who Declared, It’s J.K. Rowling.” Chronicle of Higher Education, 29 Jul. 2013. Web. 10 Oct. 2013.

Marche, Stephen. “Literature is Not Data: Against Digital Humanities.” Los Angeles Review of Books. 28 Oct. 2012. Web.

Moretti, Franco. “Style, Inc.: Reflections on Seven Thousand Titles (British Novels, 1740-1850).” Critical Inquiry 36.1 (2009): 134-158. Web.

Price, Kenneth M. “Electronic Scholarly Editions.” A Companion to Digital Literary Studies. Eds. Ray Siemens and Susan Schreibman. Oxford: Blackwell, 2008. Web. [PDF]

Ramsay, Stephen. “Algorithmic Criticism.” A Companion to Digital Literary Studies. Eds. Ray Siemens and Susan Schreibman. Oxford: Blackwell, 2008. Web. [PDF]

Rockwell, Geoffrey. “What is Text Analysis, Really?” Literary and Linguistic Computing 18.2 (2003): 209-219. Web.

Schmidtke, Daniel. “Time Out Of Mind: A Corpus Linguistic Analysis of 50 Years of Bob Dylan Lyrics.” mind splutter. 24 May 2013. Web.

Schreibman, Susan, Ray Siemens, and John Unsworth, eds. A Companion to Digital Humanities. Oxford: Blackwell, 2004. Web.

Selisker, Scott, and Holger S. Syme. “In Defense of Data: Responses to Stephen Marche’s ‘Literature is not Data.’” Los Angeles Review of Books. 5 Nov. 2012. Web.

Shirky, Clay. “Does the Internet Make You Smarter?” Wall Street Journal. 4 Jun. 2010. Web.

Siemens, Ray, and Susan Schreibman, eds. A Companion to Digital Literary Studies. Oxford: Blackwell, 2008. Web.

Skiena, Steven, and Charles B. Ward. “Who’s the Most Significant Historical Figure?” Guardian. 30 Jan. 2014. Web.

Smith, Martha Nell. “Electronic Scholarly Editing.” A Companion to Digital Humanities. Eds. Susan Schreibman, Ray Siemens, and John Unsworth. Oxford: Blackwell, 2004. Web. [PDF]

Underwood, Ted. “How not to do things with words.” The Stone and the Shell. 25 Aug. 2012. Web.

Vandendorpe, Christian. “Reading on Screen: The New Media Sphere.” A Companion to Digital Literary Studies. Eds. Ray Siemens and Susan Schreibman. Oxford: Blackwell, 2008. Web. [PDF]

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