Browse Ted Underwood by Subject "fiction"

  • Underwood, Ted; Bamman, David; Lee, Sabrina (2018-02-02)
    Over the last 170 years, the roles of masculine and feminine characters have become less sharply distinct. In the middle of the nineteenth century, it is relatively easy to identify a character's grammatical gender, just ...

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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 (2018)
    Data to support calculations in chapter 1 of the book _Distant Horizons._ It includes word counts for volumes of fiction and biography, 1700-2000. For metadata and code, see the github repository (https://github.com/tedu ...

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