Article Title

On Not Already Knowing

Document Type

Book Review

Author Biography

J. D. Porter is a Digital Humanities Specialist in the Price Lab at the University of Pennsylvania. He wrote the pamphlet Popularity/Prestige (2018), and his other work has recently appeared (or will soon appear) in Episteme, Cultural Analytics, and the anthology Ralph Ellison in Context.


A review of Distant Horizons: Digital Evidence and Literary Change by Ted Underwood. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2019. 200 pp. $83.00 hardback, $27.50 cloth.