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The Department of English at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is a large, diverse, and dynamic group of teachers and students. As we maintain our traditional strengths in English and American Literature, Creative Writing, and Writing Studies, we are developing new focuses in areas such as Print and Material Culture, New Media, and Irish Studies.

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  • 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 (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)
    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)
    Data to support chapter 4 of the book _Distant Horizons._ This includes mostly lists of words associated with specific literary characters. The file 4a will unpack into a folder of ~80,000 separate .tsv files, one for each ...

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  • Underwood, Ted (2018)
    Data to support calculations in chapter 3 of the book _Distant Horizons._ It includes word counts for volumes of poetry and fiction, used to study the boundary between reviewed and relatively obscure writing. For the ...

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