what happens to the new generation of digital natives?
they live in a digital environments where texts are supposed to be simple, short, modular
… no place for the kind of complex, argumentative books we are used to
And what happens to our research habits? Shorter papers and web sites are slowly taking over as tools of choice even for scholarly research in the humanities. And this might have major consequences on the argumentative structure of our research work, emphasizing the tendency to focus on specific topics rather than on broader issues, and to oversimplify wide-scope and survey works.