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

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

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