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A New Republic of Letters

Memory and Scholarship in the Age of Digital Reproduction

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$45.00 • £36.95 • €40.50

ISBN 9780674728691

Publication Date: 03/17/2014

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256 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

7 halftones

World

  • Preface
  • Abbreviations
  • Introduction
  • I. From History to Method
    • 1. Why Textual Scholarship Matters
    • 2. “The Inorganic Organization of Memory”
    • 3. Memory: History, Philosophy, Philology
  • II. From Theory to Method
    • 4. The Documented World
    • 5. Marking Texts in Many Dimensions
    • 6. Digital Tools and the Emergence of the Social Text
  • III. From Method to Practice
    • 7. What Do Scholars Want?
    • 8. Philological Investigations I: The Example of Poe
    • 9. Philological Investigations II: A Page from Cooper
  • Conclusion: Pseudodoxia Academica; or, Literary Studies in a Global Age
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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