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Can Computers Replace "Close Reading" In Analyzing Texts?
"For centuries, the basic task of literary scholarship has been close reading of texts. But for digitally savvy academics such as Moretti, literary study doesn't always require scholars actually to read books. This new approach to literature depends on computers to crunch "big data", or stores of massive amounts of information, to produce new insights." Financial Times 06/15/13
Posted June 17, 2013 04:40 AM




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