Browse Ted Underwood by Subject "distant reading"

  • Underwood, Ted (2018)
    A zipped folder of files keyed to HathiTrust volume IDs, each representing a volume of English-language fiction. The files contain word counts used in Ted Underwood, "The Historical Significance of Textual Distances," ...

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  • Underwood, Ted (Cultural Analytics, 2016-05-23)
    Literary genres are social institutions constituted by particular traditions of production and reception. But the boundaries of those traditions are deeply contested; some scholars lump the Newgate novel and Agatha Christie ...

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  • Underwood, Ted (2018)
    Tab-separated files containing wordcounts from volumes of fiction. The names of the files are keyed to volume IDs in HathiTrust Digital Library. Data was prepared using code in the repository supporting "A Measured ...

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  • Underwood, Ted (2018)
    Brief crystallizing moments have come to seem more distinctively literary than time measured in months or years. Where did we get that critical assumption? This essay traces it back to changes in the pacing of fiction ...

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  • Underwood, Ted (2016-01-17)
    How quickly does time pass in English fiction? Sampling passages from ninety novels, this essay reveals dramatic changes in the mean pace of fiction -- notably a seventy-fold slowing from the early eighteenth century through ...

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