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Why Are Academic Websites So Ugly?

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In my research I look for the nineteenth-century American poems that I believe have been wronged by being printed in physical books, and I create interactive digital websites for reading them instead. This project is the culmination of a lot of study and analysis, but is related to a question I’ve had for quite some time:

Why are academic websites so ugly?

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