Is It Literature?

My first meeting of Literary Theory and Practice is today at 12:30, and I'm super excited about it! I've taught the class once before, using the same basic materials, and this term I'm fleshing it out a bit more with some excerpts from primary theoretical sources. FSG also recently republished the collected poems of Elizabeth …

Oxford conversion of ECCO

Oxford conversion of ECCO texts, freely available as ePUBs! Joy! There's no real finding guide, and you won't get the facsimile pages, but it's a happy day for those of us without institutional access to Eighteenth-Century Collections Online. Use CTRL-F to find authors, titles; download the Firefox ePUB addon for easy viewing.

Better Googling – ProfHacker – The Chronicle of Higher Education

Better Googling May 23, 2011, 8:00 am By George Williams One of the greatest strengths of the world’s most widely used Internet search engine is also one of its greatest weaknesses: comprehensiveness. For example, a search using the keyword poverty results in almost 90,000,000 results, which is far too many for any individual person to …