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Graphs, Maps, Trees

Abstract Models for a Literary History

Graphs, Maps, Trees( )
Author: Moretti, Franco
ISBN:978-1-84467-026-0
Publication Date:Jul 2005
Publisher:Verso Books
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $26.00
Book Description:

Professor Franco Moretti argues heretically that literature scholars should stop reading books and start counting, graphing, and mapping them instead. He insists that such a move could bring new luster to a tired field, one that in some respects is among .the most backwards disciplines in the academy.. Literary study, he argues, has been random and unsystematic. For any given period scholars focus on a select group of a mere few hundred texts: the canon. As a result, they have allowed...
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Book Details
Pages:119
Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / General
Literary Criticism / Semiotics & Theory
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.357 x 8.736 x 0.195 Inches
Book Weight:1.25 Pounds



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