Laugh-a-minute account of those corporate gals and guys and their crazy antics with nouns and verbs. MASH does WeWork. Continues in the stylistic tradition of Richard Lantham’s Revising Prose (1979). In the final chapter, Lantham argues what he was hinting at all along: Corporate wonks are poet wannabes.
- Such DFW. Very Orwell. So Doge. Wow. – An interesting look at SWE on the digital cusp. – (DH language languagechange )
- New Liberal Arts // Snarkmarket & Revelator Press – Collection of short pieces – call them discussion starters – on redefining the lib arts as digital. PDF, and the html is here: http://snarkmarket.com/nla/new-liberal-arts.html – (book culture DH libed libarts2.0 )
- Works Cited: Humanities scholarship is incredibly relevant, and that makes people sad. – Interesting defense of more or less traditional humanities study in part by bringing in a mindset from trendy DH. The argument suggests that DH might be a way of dragging/sneaking humanities values (which – let's face it – challenge the capitalistic credo) back into the classroom. – (humanities DH )
- Fear and Loathing of the English Passive – Hey, FYC faculty. Get a read on. It ain't gramma you wanna call into play, it's rhetoric. What we see here is that, like many critiques of style (ponderous, heavy, lively! active! wonderful!) the critique of The Passive is a critique of rhetorical choices, not grammatical ones. Your move. – (linguistics Linguistic_change )