Hacking the Humanities

USA“Last spring, I taught a literature seminar called ‘Before Wikipedia’. The subject was the history of encyclopedic writing, from ancient times to the present day. We read excerpts of Isidore of Seville’s Etymologies and Diderot’s Encyclopédie alongside works by Calvino, Sebald, and Flaubert …” (more)

[Elias Muhannahe, New Yorker, 7 July]

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