Evaluation of literature by professional and layperson critics: A digital and literary sociological analysis of evaluative talk of literature through the prism of literary prizes (2007-2017) Ghent University
Recently, the manager of a Dutch publishing consortium manager stated that literary quality should
be measured and predicted by means of algorithms and big data-based audience research, rather
than by experts. His claim drew ire and caused the exodus of many of established authors; at the
same time, the statement is indicative of a broader societal trend in which the knowledge of
professional 'pundits' is rivalled and ...
The reception of the English novel in the Italian literary press between 1700 and 1830: a transcultural enquiry into the early shaping of the modern Italian literary and cultural identity Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Comic Modernism: The Reception of Aristophanes in British Poetry, Fiction, and Criticism, 1900-1940 KU Leuven
This research project aims to examine the presence and effect of ancient Greek comedy in British modernist literary culture. The dominant view of modernist literature as a profoundly serious endeavor has so far prevented a sustained study of the status of comedy in modernism’s literary legacy. By focusing on the reception of Aristophanic comedy, this project proposes an untrodden path into this field. It uncovers the keen interest modernist ...