Distant reading. Close reading 2019-02-13

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Distant Reading for European Literary History

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Steig was older, but he started writing for children at a later age. At the time, Jin was in his twenties, and, in 1989, he watched the Tiananmen Massacre from afar—not knowing what would happen to his home, and, like Li, not knowing if it was home anymore. La mayoría de los escritores que se aventuran ahí cae en alguna postura típica, como el evangelismo, la prédica de la coexistencia pacífica o el invitacionismo. Additionally they also have a significance of. So with free indirect style, we have a strange mixture of the narrator's voice and the character's voice. It was then that he thought of Li Bai or Li Po, as the poet is known in the West and began to see hardship as a path to literary excellence. The village priest shows her the castle and introduces her to Josef Potocki, an elderly man who lives nearby.

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The Evolution of The Beatles: Distant Reading

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Instead, he began a life of roaming—hiking up mountains to Daoist sites, meeting men of letters all over the country, and leaving behind hundreds of poems about his travels, his solitude, his friends, the moon, and the pleasures of drinking wine. Then I went to Boston—Tufts University. Then he tries again; then the big guy tries. In the mid-nineties, Eileen Myles would put up flyers in the East Village and hold poetry workshops for a nominal fee. These are all interesting questions, and they're questions we might never think to ask without distant reading. The other missing element, he said, was a close relationship with business interests. The first pamphlet asks whether computers can recognize literary genres, and the second uses network theory to re-envision plots.

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Distant Reading after Moretti

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He would then extract the lines or metaphors that he liked and fastidiously revise them. Moretti, it seems to me, has set out on a one-way mission. Now Orbán is ready for more. And what about all the other periods of history, and all the other places where things were written? Moving to Sweden is a way for Jonas to reconcile his privilege with his ideals—perhaps it is easier, in the land of subsidized housing and schooling and health care, to live well, to care about injustice, and to not be a hypocrite. Once I make up a character, he or she moves automatically, and all I have to do is watch him or her moving around and talking and doing things. And it may very well be that a distant view that is trained on power, and that is self-reflexive about the forces that enable it—cultural and conceptual as well as computational—can contribute, significantly, to the project of dismantling structural power.

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Distant Reading

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He is a frequent contributor to the New Left Review and a member of Retort, a Bay Area-based group of radical intellectuals. Now housed at the New York Public Library, those run to more than a hundred typed pages, which Lee prepared and revised for her friend nightly during their time in Kansas, creating a careful record of all their interviews and her impressions. It was meant to be the tale of a black preacher accused of murdering five family members, the relative who shot him dead at the funeral of the last victim, and the white lawyer who defended them both. Yet the singularity of 1968 does not diminish its pertinence to our present turmoil. But the sacrifices, intellectually and, as it were, artistically, are too great. The stadium has a gracefully curved slate roof and seats thirty-four hundred, double the local population. The Hanafis heard that the Turkish government was throwing Kurds into prison, so they paid smugglers to take them to Norway.

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a book review by Stephen Roulac: Distant Reading

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You were wearing the shirt. This one shows the names of male protagonists of novels set in Paris, and the women are objects these male protagonists desire, here marked by stars. Then a grant that she received, in 1980, enabled her to move to Rome. There are many ways that this interrelation can be manifested, and structural power reinforced. So I enjoy the writing.

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Events

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The only way to do that is through magic, which is precisely the consolation Yolen gives Hannah. The following year, the foundation launched a program to archive Carpathian Basin folk-music recordings. And the tree takes us from 1800 to 2000, over 200 years. However, it was only used 33 times compared to the 73 times it was mentioned in the first album. In the war, as a member of a group of partisans, he hid in the woods near the camp and witnessed bodies being unloaded into the mass graves. But recently I started to disk-jockey. But here is one example that can be quickly if somewhat essentially described: that flaw in prosecution that I mentioned just a minute ago, in which the actors, networks, and systems that enable harassment remain in place? Situated in a bucolic area of northern Poland, Chelmno was not a camp so much as a mobile killing factory.

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Distant Reading after Moretti

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His other eye is squashed out and so engorged that it seems to belong to a much larger animal. The technical skills are learnable; English majors can take computer-science courses. Relotius did not respond to a request for comment. It sold hundreds of thousands of copies, and every bookstore wanted her to come for signings; there were ecstatic reviews, and every newspaper that ran one wanted an interview. Bruce was a lawyer—and a great talker, Maggie says—who travelled a lot during the early years of their marriage, leaving his wife home alone with two children.

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Events

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In 1978, when I was twenty-nine, I went to the baseball park in Tokyo to see my favorite team, the Yakult Swallows. But the whole thing is so breezy and under-argued that I found myself more annoyed than stimulated by anything written in it, with a few exceptions. Without those voices, conceptual structures, as well as institutional ones, remain securely in place, unchallenged and unchanged. One source of its freedom was the support of an unlikely figure: George Soros, the Hungarian-American financier, who, in 1984, set up a foundation to promote democratic activity in Hungary. In another, about climate change, he reported that three cities on the South Pacific island of Kiribati were entirely flooded and abandoned; it turns out that two of the cities he named are still fully inhabited and thriving.

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