In this project, I use classification of textual segments on the basis of parts of speech to examine how Ralph Ellison processes the form of his literary influences into the text of his canonical novel Invisible Man. The project is both a proof of concept for the use of DH in Ellison scholarship, where digital approaches remain quite rare, and a demonstration that parts of speech can successfully indicate authorial style and influence.
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Hosted at Carleton University, Université d'Ottawa (University of Ottawa)
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
July 20, 2020 - July 25, 2020
475 works by 1078 authors indexed
Conference cancelled due to coronavirus. Online conference held at https://hcommons.org/groups/dh2020/. Data for this conference were initially prepared and cleaned by May Ning.
Conference website: https://dh2020.adho.org/
Series: ADHO (15)