Moretti and the Stanford Literary Lab: Computational criticism in two senses and the prospect of a new approach to literary studies

by Bill Benzon Franco Moretti and his colleagues at the Stanford Literary Lab have collected a number of their pamphlets into a book: Canon/Archive: Studies in Quantitative Formalism by Franco Moretti (Author, Editor), Mark Algee-Hewitt, Sarah Allison, Marissa Gemma, Ryan Heuser, Matthew Jockers, Holst Katsma, Long Le-Khac, Dominique Pestre, Erik Steiner, Amir Tevel, Hannah Walser,…