Distant Reading

ISBN-10: 1781680841
ISBN-13: 9781781680841
Edition: 2013
Authors: Franco Moretti
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Description: How does a literary historian end up thinking in terms of z-scores, principal component analysis, and clustering coefficients? The essays in Distant Reading led to a new and often contested paradigm of literary analysis. In presenting them here  More...

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Book details

List price: $29.95
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Verso Books
Publication date: 6/4/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.704
Language: English

How does a literary historian end up thinking in terms of z-scores, principal component analysis, and clustering coefficients? The essays in Distant Reading led to a new and often contested paradigm of literary analysis. In presenting them here Franco Moretti reconstructs his intellectual trajectory, the theoretical influences over his work, and explores the polemics that have often developed around his positions.From the evolutionary model of “Modern European Literature,” through the geo-cultural insights of “Conjectures of World Literature” and “Planet Hollywood,” to the quantitative findings of “Style, inc.” and the abstract patterns of “Network Theory, Plot Analysis,” the book follows two decades of conceptual development, organizing them around the metaphor of “distant reading,” that has come to define—well beyond the wildest expectations of its author—a growing field of unorthodox literary studies.

Modern European Literature: A Geographical Sketch
Conjectures on World Literature
The Slaughterhouse of Literature
Planet Hollywood
More Conjectures
Evolution, World-Systems, Weltliteratur
The End of the Beginning: A Reply to Christopher Prendergast
The Novel: History and Theory
Style, Inc.: Reflections on 7,000 Titles (British Novels, 1740-1850)
Network Theory, Plot Analysis
Index

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