Digital approaches to the language of Shakespearean tragedy

Michael Witmore, Jonathan Hope, Mike Gleicher

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Abstract

Access to large corpora of Early Modern texts allows us to consider questions over hundreds and even thousands of texts. But investigating at scale requires different approaches to scholarship. This chapter seeks to integrate traditional literary scholarship with new digital and quantitative approaches, and to demonstrate new methodologies for literary study. We ask two research questions: is there a distinct 'language of tragedy' in the period; and , 'is there a distinctively Shakespearean language of tragedy?
LanguageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Oxford Handbook of Shakespearean Tragedy
EditorsMichael Neill, David Schalkwyk
Place of PublicationOxford
Pages316-335
Number of pages19
Publication statusPublished - 4 Aug 2016

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Keywords

  • Shakespeare
  • digital humanities
  • tragedy
  • quantitative literary studies

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Witmore, M., Hope, J., & Gleicher, M. (2016). Digital approaches to the language of Shakespearean tragedy. In M. Neill, & D. Schalkwyk (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Shakespearean Tragedy (pp. 316-335). Oxford.
Witmore, Michael ; Hope, Jonathan ; Gleicher, Mike. / Digital approaches to the language of Shakespearean tragedy. The Oxford Handbook of Shakespearean Tragedy . editor / Michael Neill ; David Schalkwyk. Oxford, 2016. pp. 316-335
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