Member preview

How Computational Analysis Is Teaching Us to Read in New Ways

It won’t replace traditional literary studies, but it can still yield great insights

By Dan Sinykin

I earned a PhD in literature the traditional way, reading a lot and reading carefully. By the end, though, I began to wonder at the provenance of the books I studied. What led…

This story is for Medium members.

Medium curates expert stories from leading publishers exclusively for members (with no ads!). Register for a free account to begin your member preview.

Already have an account? Sign in.

Join Medium to read this story.

Sign up with a free account to read this ad-free selection curated from The Washington Post.
Already have an account? Sign in.