Class 4 (English 197 – Spring 2024)

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Class Business

“Distant Reading” (continued)

Cover of Franco Moretti's Graphs, Maps, Trees
arrowhead-right-black-small Franco Moretti, Graphs, Maps, Trees (2007), pp. 1-33

Quotations & Graphs from Moretti
(see on Class 3 Notes page)

arrowhead-right-black-small Example of Block Quote:

From Arnold Stein, “Wyatt’s ‘They Flee From Me,’” Sewanee Review 67, no. 1 (1959): 28–44.
From Arnold Stein, “Wyatt’s ‘They Flee From Me,’” Sewanee Review 67, no. 1 (1959): 28–44.

  • “Graph” Arrow left originally abbreviation of graphic formula (OED),  from graphic (< Latin graphicus, Greek γραϕικός, < γραϕή drawing or writing. Compare French graphique)

“Text” (History & Concept)

arrowhead-right-black-small William Warner, Kimberly Knight, and UCSB Transliteracies History of Reading Group“In the Beginning was the Word: A Visualization of the Page as Interface”

Gospel of St. John (from video "In the Beginning was the Word: A Visualization of the Page as Interface”)

Gospel of St. John in scriptio continua (from video "In the Beginning was the WordA Visualization of the Page as Interface”)
Gospel of St. John in scriptio continua (from video “In the Beginning was the WordA Visualization of the Page as Interface”)

arrowhead-right-black-small Yin Liu“Ways of Reading, Models for Text, and the Usefulness of Dead People”  (2013)

Yin Liu, "Ways of Reading, Models for Text, and the Usefulness of Dead People" (2013) (table)
Table from Yin Liu, “Ways of Reading, Models for Text, and the Usefulness of Dead People” (2013)

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