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Computers and the Humanities

1996 Volume 30, Number 2

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Number of articles: 7

  1. Computer Modeling and Critical Theory

    Peter Havholm & Larry Stewart

    Argues that the explicit consideration of literary theory has become increasingly important in the fields of textual studies and in undergraduate literature studies. Introduces the use of hypertext... More

    pp. 107-15

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  2. Computerizing Biblical Literature

    Charles T. Davis

    Observes that the interpretation of literary texts is a multidimensional task requiring students to master a variety of skills and acquire factual knowledge. Argues that use of the World Wide Web... More

    pp. 117-19

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  3. What's All This Hype about Hypertext?: Teaching Literature with George P. Landow's "The Dickens Web."

    Jonathan Smith

    Describes the use of George P. Landow's hypertext, "The Dickens Web," in an advanced undergraduate literature class and analyzes its practical and theoretical implications. Debates some of Landow's... More

    pp. 121-29

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  4. T. S. Eliot on a CD-ROM: A Narrative of the Production of a CD

    John K. Boaz & Mildred M. Boaz

    Narrates the development of a CD-ROM product for use in an interart study of music, art, and literature, specifically T. S. Eliot's "The Waste Land." Traces the process of idea formulation, project... More

    pp. 131-38

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  5. Current Uses of Hypertext in Teaching Literature

    Seth R. Katz

    Observes that college literature instructors use hypertext to enhance their teaching in a variety of ways. Gives examples of hypertext use in teaching literature. Provides sources of further... More

    pp. 139-48

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  6. Computer-Assisted Techniques to Enhance Transformative Learning in First-Year Literature Courses

    Marguerite Jamieson, Rebecca Kajs & Anne Agee

    Illustrates techniques to foster transformative learning in computer-assisted literature classes: (1) a lesson plan on John Donne's "A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning"; (2) a plan to analyze ... More

    pp. 157-64

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  7. Literary Studies: A Computer Assisted Teaching Methodology

    Jon Mills & Balasubramanyam Chandramohan

    Describes the use of TACT computer software to teach Joseph Conrad's "Heart of Darkness." Employs TACT to reinforce understanding of the text achieved through a combination of analytic approaches... More

    pp. 165-70

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