Textual Cultures: Texts, Contexts, Interpretation

Spring 2019

Front Matter (i-iv)


Rethinking Scholarly Commentary in the Age of Google. Some Preliminary Meditations on Digital Editions” Sarah Neville (1-26)

Christian Charity, A Sacred American Text. Fact, Truth, Method” Jerome McGann (27-52)

Old, Old Words, Worn Thin On the Manuscript of Borges’s El inmortal” Daniel Balderston (53-75)

The Maps That Killed Alexander Posey” Matt Cohen (76-94)

Deep Mapping in Edward Hitchcock’s Geology and Emily Dickinson’s Poetry” Joan Wry (95-119)

“Forces of Unworking in Virginia Woolf’s Time Passes” Stefanie Heine (120-136)

Difference as Punishment or Difference as Pleasure. From the Tower of Babel in De vulgari eloquentia to the Death of Babel in Paradiso 26” Teodolinda Barolini (137-154)

Error Aligned” Tyler Shoemaker (155-182)

Book Reviews

Review of BALDERSTON, Daniel. 2018. How Borges Wrote. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press. ISBN 9780813939643. Pp. 392. Hardback $49.50. – Alfredo Alonso Estenoz (183-186)

Review of BORSUK, Amaranth. 2018. The Book. Cambridge: MIT. ISBN 9780262535410. Pp. 344. Paper $15.95. – Eric C Loy (186-189)

Review of BURNS, Edward M., editor. 2018. Questioning Minds: The Letters of Guy Davenport and Hugh Kenner. Berkeley: Counterpoint. 9781619021815. Pp. lxxvi + 1817, in two volumes. Hardback $95. – Peter Quartermain (189-193)

Review of EARHART, Amy E. 2015. Traces of the Old, Uses of the New: The Emergence of Digital Literary Studies. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press. Pp. 172. ISBN 9780472072781, Hardback $60.00. ISBN 9780472052783, Paper $34.95. ISBN 9780472900688, Open Access. – Grant Leyton Simpson (194-195)

Review of JONES, Steven E. 2016. Roberto Busa, S.J., and the Emergence of Humanities Computing: The Priest and the Punched Cards. New York: Routledge. Pp. 186. ISBN 9781138186774, Hardback $165.00. ISBN 9781138587250, Paper $59.95. – Tanya E Clement (196-201)

Review of FRIEDRICH, Markus. 2018. The Birth of the Archive: A History of Knowledge. Translated by John Noël Dillon. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press. Pp. 296. ISBN 9780472130689, Hardback $75.00. – Susan Schreibman (201-203)

Review of SHILLINGSBURG, Peter. 2017. Textuality and Knowledge: Essays. University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press. Pp. xii + 222. ISBN 9780271078502, Hardback $115.00. ISBN 9780271081076, Paper $44.95. – Paul Eggert (203-207)

Notes on Contributors (208-213)

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