Don Quixote, Borges, Twitter Bots, and First-Year Foucault

This week in my first-year seminar Digital Don Quixote, we discussed authors, narrators, and readers. We read chapters 28-37 of volume 1, which includes a plethora of narrators and narratives from new characters like Dorotea and Cardenio, to an intercalated story of mysterious origen,”The Curious Impertinent.” In addition to the… Continue…

Using Voyeur text analysis tool with Feijoo

Today I played around with a tool in its beta stage–Voyeur, a tool for web-based text analysis (http://voyant-tools.org/). I copied the first part of Fray Benito Feijoo’s 1726 essay “Defensa de las mujeres” (published in his collection Teatro crítico universal). The tool generated the word cloud below. The most frequent words are… Continue…