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155. Literary Criticism at the Macroscale: Quantitative and Qualitative Approaches to Textual Circulation

Saturday, 9 January, 5:15–6:30 p.m., Parlor C, Sheraton Chicago

A special session

Presiding: Hoyt Long, Univ. of Chicago

1. "The Werther Effect: Topologies of Transnational Literary Circulation in the Eighteenth Century," Andrew Piper, McGill Univ.

2. "Trade Imbalance in the World Republic of Letters: Transnational Culture through the Lens of Big Data," Hoyt Long

3. "Quantitative Literary Studies in a Transnational Age," Ted Underwood, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana

4. "Transnational Literary Studies in a Quantitative Age," C. P. Haun Saussy, Univ. of Chicago


  • General Literature – Electronic Technology (Teaching, Research, and Theory)

  • Comparative Literature – General

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