(Post by Jonathan Hope and Beth Ralston; data preparation by Beth Ralston.) It is all about the metadata. That and text processing. Currently (July 2015) Visualising English Print (Strathclyde branch) is focussed on producing a hand-curated list of all ‘drama’ texts up to 1700, along with checked, clean metadata. Meanwhile VEP (Wisconsin branch) works on […]
Category Archives: Early Modern Drama
We’re currently working with two versions of our drama corpus: the earlier version contains 704 texts, while the later one has 554, the main distinction being that the later corpus has a four-way genre split – tragedy, comedy, tragicomedy, and history – while the earlier corpus also includes non-dramatic texts like dialogues, entertainments, interludes, and […]
HCAS SYMPOSIUM: BIG DATA APPROACHES TO INTELLECTUAL AND LINGUISTIC HISTORY 1–2 DECEMBER 2014 Helsinki http://www.helsinki.fi/collegium/events/big-data/ references and links for a presentation by Jonathan Hope pdf of slides Hope Helsinki 2014 title ‘the size of it all carries us along’ This Heat, ‘A New Kind of Water’, from Deceit (1981, Rough Trade) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NLMoDU9Tl_E part […]
The written version of a paper we gave in Paris last year (2013) has just been published by the Société française Shakespeare. Here is the paper (which is in English), and here are the citation details: Pour citer cet article Référence papier Jonathan Hope et Michael Witmore, « Quantification and the language of later Shakespeare », Actes des congrès de la […]
Farah Karim-Cooper asked us to write something for the Globe to Globe Hamlet site. Here it is.