Books in space: adjacency, EEBO-TCP, and early modern dramatists

Michael Witmore, Jonathan Hope

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This article introduces the EEBO-TCP Phase 1 corpus, which allows scholars of Early Modern Literature and Culture to search 20,000+ printed volumes from the period. We consider the implications of this in terms of practicality, methodology, and theory: how do we access the texts? how do we measure and compare them? how does their availability change our object of study?
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEarly Modern Studies After the Digital Turn
EditorsLaura Estil, Diane K. Jakacki, Michael Ullyot
Place of PublicationToronto, Ontario
Number of pages26
Publication statusPublished - 26 Jul 2016

Publication series

NameNew Technologies In Medieval and Renaissance Studies
PublisherIter Press


  • digital humanities
  • early modern drama
  • Shakespeare
  • quantitative literary analysis


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