Thursday, February 21, 2013

Dickens, Austen, and Twain Through a Digital Lens

Literary studies through a digital lens: by maximizing technology’s ability to search large amounts of documentation, literary scholars are making new discoveries, including a writer’s influence on others. For example, “. . . a recent study has found, Jane Austen, author of ‘Pride and Prejudice,’ and Sir Walter Scott, the creator of ‘Ivanhoe,’ had the greatest effect on other authors, in terms of writing style and themes.

If interested in learning more about digital humanities, please see this GLCA opportunity from the previous weekly and contact Donnie Sendelbach for assistance on your proposal.

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