Scalable Scholarship

in Visualizing English Print

Simply put, scalable scholarship entails the study of objects across varying levels of scale. It encourages scholars to think of what a corpus may look like when writ large. Rather than just examining the relationships between an author’s texts, what happens when we broaden the purview of inquiry to how an author’s text relates to the print output from the year of its publication? More generally, what would it look like to investigate connections within a corpus of 100, 1,000, or even 10,000 texts?

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