Josephine Miles (1911–1985): Doing Digital Humanism with and without Machines

@article{Wimmer2019JosephineM,
  title={Josephine Miles (1911–1985): Doing Digital Humanism with and without Machines},
  author={MA Beatrix Wimmer},
  journal={History of Humanities},
  year={2019},
  volume={4},
  pages={329 - 334}
}
  • M. Wimmer
  • Published 2019
  • Art
  • History of Humanities
tyle and Proportion was both published and discounted in 1967. Ten years of hard intellectual work by Josephine “Jo”Miles, a poet and professor of English literature at the University of California at Berkeley, was dismissed by the very press that had carefully produced a strikingly original and lavish 200-page book. Miles’s passion for poetry was augmented by a curious interest in reading at a “middledistance,” a term rather ironically coined by Franco Moretti in 2000. Given the current… Expand
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