Distant Reading after Moretti

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What follows is the text of a talk delivered at the 2018 MLA Annual Convention for a panel, “Varieties of Digital Humanities,” organized by Alison Booth and Miriam Posner. Marisa Parham, Alan Liu, and Ted Underwood were the other speakers. (Howard Ramsby was also scheduled to present, but he was unable to attend because of the blizzard). Ted’s remarks can also be found on his website.  *** I don’t have much time, so I’ll get right to the point— The question I want to explore today is this: what do…read more