Reckoning by Cyphers, Laughing with Robots: New Technologies in Research and Teaching
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The comments from twenty Americanists that are included here, with many practical hyperlinks, weigh the benefits and drawbacks of digitalization and new technologies in our research and teaching. Search engines and browsing tools give teachers and students previously undreamed-of ways of quickly finding historical, literary, and multimedia sources, ranging from early American imprints, digitized runs of
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