Scalable Reading

dedicated to DATA: digitally assisted text analysis

...the broad circumference
Hung on his shoulders like the Moon, whose Orb
Through Optic Glass the Tuscan Artist views
At Ev’ning from the top of Fesole,
Or in Valdarno, to descry new Lands,
Rivers or Mountains in her spotty Globe.
(Paradise Lost, 1. 286-91)

Monthly archive February, 2012

Welcome to Scalable Reading

Scalable Reading is a collaborative blog that brings together four literary critics who are interested in quite different topics and approach them with quite different substantive or methodological assumptions but share the belief that digital texts and tools for their analysis have much to offer to the discipline of Literary Studies. Martin Mueller will shortly...

Stanley Fish and the Digital Humanities

I have written a longish blog on Stanley Fish’s recent tri(b)logy about the Digital Humanities. You can find it on the web site of Northwestern’s new Center for Scholarly Communication and Digital Curation.