Book Reviews as Data

October 03, 2017

In May of 1905, a review of <em>The Troll Garden</em>, Willa Cather&rsquo;s first published collection of short stories, appeared in The New York Times. The title of the review is &quot;Promising Stories&quot; and the length is three paragraphs, or what seems to be a rather short notice when we compare it to reviews of <em>The Troll Garden</em> from <em>Harper&rsquo;s Weekly</em>, <em>Bookman</em>, or <em>Atlantic Monthly</em>

Terms and Conditions for a Culture of Open Data

December 27, 2017

This post is response to Andrew Piper&#39;s recent &quot;An Open Letter to the MLA&quot; (12/21/2017), as well as a response to some of the reaction it generated on Twitter.