Jerome McGann

Jerome McGann is John Stewart Bryan Professor at the University of Virginia. He is the author of Radiant Textuality: Literature Since the World Wide Web and the founder of the Rossetti Hypermedia Research Archive as well as NINES, a Networked Infrastructure for Nineteenth-century Electronic Scholarship.

Essays by this author

The Way We Live Now, What is to be Done?


Jerome McGann addresses the so-called “Crisis in the Humanities” in the context of two of its most apparent symptoms: the digital transformation of our museums and archives, and the explicitly parallel “Crisis in Tenure and Publishing” that has more recently come to attention.

NINES: a federated model for integrating digital scholarship


NINES is an initiative at the University of Virginia to “establish a coordinated network of peer-reviewed content and tools.” We present the project here because it’s consistent with the initiative at ebr to create a peer-to-peer literary network for conceptual writing.