The Emotions of London

  • A few years ago, a group formed by Ben Allen, Cameron Blevins, Ryan Heuser, and Matt Jockers decided to use topic modeling to extract geographical information from nineteenth-century novels. Though the study was eventually abandoned, it had revealed that London-related topics had become significantly more frequent in the course of the century, and when some of us were later asked to design a crowd-sourcing experiment, we decided to add a further dimension to those early findings, and see whether London place-names could become the cornerstone for an emotional geography of the city.

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Author:Ryan Heuser, Franco Moretti, Erik Steiner
Parent Title (English):Stanford Literary Lab: Pamphlets ; 13
Series (Serial Number):Pamphlets of the Stanford Literary Lab (13)
Publisher:Stanford Literary Lab
Place of publication:Stanford
Document Type:Working Paper
Year of Completion:2016
Date of first Publication:2016/10/01
Publishing Institution:Universit├Ątsbibliothek Johann Christian Senckenberg
Creating Corporation:Stanford Literary Lab
Release Date:2018/07/13
GND Keyword:London; Digital Humanities; Romantheorie; Schauplatz
Page Number:10
Dewey Decimal Classification:8 Literatur / 80 Literatur, Rhetorik, Literaturwissenschaft / 800 Literatur und Rhetorik
Sammlungen:CompaRe | Allgemeine und Vergleichende Literaturwissenschaft
CompaRe | Allgemeine und Vergleichende Literaturwissenschaft / Stanford Literary Lab
Licence (German):License LogoDeutsches Urheberrecht