If we want to do sociology of literature, let’s get away from texts for a bit.
Social Science and Profanity at DH 2014
Some methodological reflections after the DH 2014 conference. Parental advisory: Profanity, Sociology.
Let’s talk about quantitative literary history and where you can find the best tacos al pastor.
The Short Life of Publishing Tradition
What are the eras of publishing history? Are they literary eras?
Distant Cousins: Literary Studies and Thompson's Merchants of Culture
Seen through a sociologist’s eyes, the literary system can look very strange indeed.
To Norway! On Regionalism and the Reading Class
We’ve both been very interested in the sociology of literature, and we’ve both talked about literary-sociological issues on Arcade before; but there’s nothing like coming to grips with a full-blown literary-sociological study.
Twenty Nobel Lectures in Literature (3)
Yet once more, O ye laurels, I consider the last twenty Nobel prizewinners in literature, and once more I turn over the question of literary autonomy...
Twenty Nobel Lectures in Literature (2)
Let us return once again to the groves of Swedish Academe, and continue contemplating the last twenty Nobel literature lectures...
Twenty Nobel Lectures in Literature
What is world literature--as seen from Stockholm?