La Mort Des Imagistes

Tuesday 28 October 2014, 11:18 pm   //////  

Students published the first digital Des Imagistes in 2008, chose to self-host it without sending me a copy. It’s gone.

Wired: It’s up on the Internet Archive. Tired: Without scraping that I can’t get the CC BY-NC-SA site.

Beautiful class project. The preservation strategy was not so great. I should have required the files be sent to me, too. Live, learn.

2 Comments »

  1. Apparently that second paragraph looks like/is computationally interpreted as an automated Twitter post, even several minutes after I’ve tweeted the first. Good to know that the open Web isn’t the only system with problems.

    Comment by Nick Montfort — 2014-10-28 @ 11:23 pm
  2. […] scholars, and teachers of Imagist poetry commented and thanked the class for it work. But as I bemoaned last October, Des Imagistes was no longer online a few years later. I asked around for files, but asking former […]

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