Close Reading with Computers: Textual Scholarship, Computational Formalism, and David Mitchell's Cloud Atlas
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Close Reading with Computers: Textual Scholarship, Computational Formalism, and David Mitchell's Cloud Atlas

Most contemporary digital studies are interested in distant-reading paradigms for large-scale literary history. This book asks what happens when such telescopic techniques function as a microscope instead. The first monograph to bring a range of computational methods to bear on a single novel in a sustained fashion, it focuses on the award-winning and genre-bending Cloud Atlas (2004). Published in two very different versions worldwid...