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Chapter 9 Reading and Writing in the Digital Age

Learning Objectives

  1. Examine the ways literary scholars are using new technologies to investigate literary works.
  2. Contrast the conventions of writing for the web with the conventions of typical research-paper writing.
  3. Review the process of creating a thematic research collection.
  4. Explore the uses of geospatial technology in understanding literary works.
  5. Develop a plan for a digital research project focusing on a specific literary work.