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What is Euterpe? Part I

In this video, Prof. Hugues Marchal presents his Euterpe project, a computer-based analysis of French scientific poetry.

Professor Hugues Marchal presents his Euterpe project, a computer-assisted examination of French scientific poetry from the Enlightenment to the beginning of the 20th century that relies on quantitative data analysis and demonstrates the uses of distant reading.

In this video Hugues Marchal describes the history of the genre of scientific poetry. To see the second part of the video, go to the next step.

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Literature in the Digital Age: from Close Reading to Distant Reading

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