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.
Andrew McMurry introduces Katherine Acheson's review of Radiant Textuality, declaring that Acheson's illuminated critique exemplifies what's missing in McGann: the use of design not just to illustrate prose but also to extend a textual engagement.
Katherine Acheson's free-standing hypertext demonstrates how design
can reinforce what's said, offer a counterpoint, and, occasionally,
convey a critique of the critic.