Inaugurant une nouvelle collection intitulée Theoria incognita qui revendique une pratique désinhibée et offensive de la théorie, La littérature au laboratoire résulte d’un travail de traduction venant opportunément poursuivre l’importation en France de la critique computationnelle – une critique littéraire instrumentée par l’informatique, dans le cadre des humanités numériques ou digital humanities…

Florent Coste. “La littérature en numérique.” La Vie des Idées.

 

…while Moretti seems not entirely comfortable with the divided nature of his scholarship, he is also adamant that this is a division he is not willing to give up. This tension is present at Moretti’s best moments in this interview and in his writings, and is why, despite his well-respected stature within both the traditional and digital humanities fields, his computational work is often the subject of much debate.

Melissa Dinsman. “The Digital in the Humanities: An Interview with Franco Moretti.” Los Angeles Review of Books.

 

You’re sitting on the edge of your seat. Your heart starts racing. You scream aloud, “Don’t open that door!” We all know the feeling of suspense. But why do we experience such an intense emotion when reading a book? This is the question that the Stanford Literary Lab’s project on suspense has set out to answer using the tools of digital humanities.

Akemi Ueda. “Stanford Literary Lab uses digital humanities to study why we feel suspense.” The Humanities at Stanford.