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A New Companion to Digital Humanities (Blackwell Companions to Literature and Culture 2nd Edition)

A New Companion to Digital Humanities (Blackwell Companions to Literature and Culture 2nd Edition)

By: Ray Siemens (author), John Unsworth (author), Susan Schreibman (author)Paperback

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This highly-anticipated volume has been extensively revised to reflect changes in technology, digital humanities methods and practices, and institutional culture surrounding the valuation and publication of digital scholarship. A fully revised edition of a celebrated reference work, offering the most comprehensive and up-to-date collection of research currently available in this rapidly evolving disciplineIncludes new articles addressing topical and provocative issues and ideas such as retro computing, desktop fabrication, gender dynamics, and globalizationBrings together a global team of authors who are pioneers of innovative research in the digital humanitiesAccessibly structured into five sections exploring infrastructures, creation, analysis, dissemination, and the future of digital humanitiesSurveys the past, present, and future of the field, offering essential research for anyone interested in better understanding the theory, methods, and application of the digital humanities


Notes on Contributors viii Preface xvii Part I Infrastructures 1 1 Between Bits and Atoms: Physical Computing and Desktop Fabrication in the Humanities 3Jentery Sayers, Devon Elliott, Kari Kraus, Bethany Nowviskie, and William J. Turkel 2 Embodiment, Entanglement, and Immersion in Digital Cultural Heritage 22Sarah Kenderdine 3 The Internet of Things 42Finn Arne Jorgensen 4 Collaboration and Infrastructure 54Jennifer Edmond Part II Creation 67 5 Becoming Interdisciplinary 69Willard McCarty 6 New Media and Modeling: Games and the Digital Humanities 84Steven E. Jones 7 Exploratory Programming in Digital Humanities Pedagogy and Research 98Nick Montfort 8 Making Virtual Worlds 110Christopher Johanson 9 Electronic Literature as Digital Humanities 127Scott Rettberg 10 Social Scholarly Editing 137Kenneth M. Price 11 Digital Methods in the Humanities: Understanding and Describing their Use across the Disciplines 150Lorna Hughes, Panos Constantopoulos, and Costis Dallas 12 Tailoring Access to Content 171Seamus Lawless, Owen Conlan, and Cormac Hampson 13 Ancient Evenings: Retrocomputing in the Digital Humanities 185Matthew G. Kirschenbaum Part III Analysis 199 14 Mapping the Geospatial Turn 201Todd Presner and David Shepard 15 Music Information Retrieval 213John Ashley Burgoyne, Ichiro Fujinaga, and J. Stephen Downie 16 Data Modeling 229Julia Flanders and Fotis Jannidis 17 Graphical Approaches to the Digital Humanities 238Johanna Drucker 18 Zen and the Art of Linked Data: New Strategies for a Semantic Web of Humanist Knowledge 251Dominic Oldman, Martin Doerr, and Stefan Gradmann 19 Text Analysis and Visualization: Making Meaning Count 274Stefan Sinclair and Geoffrey Rockwell 20 Text ]Mining the Humanities 291Matthew L. Jockers and Ted Underwood 21 Textual Scholarship and Text Encoding 307Elena Pierazzo 22 Digital Materiality 322Sydney J. Shep 23 Screwmeneutics and Hermenumericals: the Computationality of Hermeneutics 331Joris J. van Zundert 24 When Texts of Study are Audio Files: Digital Tools for Sound Studies in Digital Humanities 348Tanya E. Clement 25 Marking Texts of Many Dimensions 358Jerome McGann 26 Classification and its Structures 377C. M. Sperberg ]McQueen Part IV Dissemination 395 27 Interface as Mediating Actor for Collection Access, Text Analysis, and Experimentation 397Stan Ruecker 28 Saving the Bits: Digital Humanities Forever? 408William Kilbride 29 Crowdsourcing in the Digital Humanities 420Melissa Terras 30 Peer Review 439Kathleen Fitzpatrick 31 Hard Constraints: Designing Software in the Digital Humanities 449Stephen Ramsay Part V Past, Present, Future of Digital Humanities 459 32 Beyond the Digital Humanities Center: the Administrative Landscapes of the Digital Humanities 461Andrew Prescott 33 Sorting Out the Digital Humanities 476Patrik Svensson 34 Only Connect: The Globalization of the Digital Humanities 493Daniel Paul O Donnell, Katherine L. Walter, Alex Gil, and Neil Fraistat 35 Gendering Digital Literary History: What Counts for Digital Humanities 511Laura C. Mandell 36 The Promise of the Digital Humanities and the Contested Nature of Digital Scholarship 524William G. Thomas III 37 Building Theories or Theories of Building? A Tension at the Heart of Digital Humanities 538Claire Warwick Index 553

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  • ISBN13: 9781118680643
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 608
  • ID: 9781118680643
  • weight: 890
  • ISBN10: 1118680642
  • edition: 2nd Edition

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