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Issue Details: First known date: 2009... 2009 Is a Picture Worth 10,175 Australian Novels?
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'This chapter will explore the work behind the charting. This will include the necessary apologetics and methodological uncertainties that contextualise analytic labour, and it will put forward an alternative reading of new empiricism which suggests that internet and computing technologies are shaping the cultural grammar of the domain of Australian literature in ways yet to be fully understood but which need to be corralled methodologically. It will propose that in the contemporary humanities environment new empiricism should continue to provide important "reference points from which qualitative data can be understood" and a way for literary scholars to visualise quantitative research but from within the framework of an Australian Charter for the Computer-Based Representation of Literary History.' (244)

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    y separately published work icon Resourceful Reading : The New Empiricism, eResearch and Australian Literary Culture Katherine Bode (editor), Robert Dixon (editor), Sydney : Sydney University Press , 2009 Z1663702 2009 anthology criticism 'This collection provides the first comprehensive account of eResearch and the new empiricism as they are transforming the field of Australian literary studies in the twenty-first century...The essays range from accounts of the state of the discipline in its international contexts with a particular focus on future directions, to exemplary applications of empirical methods by leading critics and scholars. Reports on current large-scale online projects that represent a significant future direction of literary studies in Australia are also included. Together, they demonstrate the possibilities and the range of new empirical and electronic approaches to Australian literary studies.' (Source: back cover) Sydney : Sydney University Press , 2009 pg. 240-273
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