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Shakespeare’s mythic vocabulary – and his invisible grammar

Universities in the UK are under pressure to demonstrate the ‘impact’ of their research. In many ways, this is fair enough: public taxes account for the vast majority of UK University income, so it is reasonable for the public to expect academics to attempt to communicate with them about their work. University press offices have […]

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Genre Dependence on Character Ideolects? (by Mike Stumpf, UW Undergrad)

And yet, we know that when human beings are involved, all findings are provisional. Odd. To expand on Michael Witmore’s comments in his previous post, it is indeed odd how provisional our results are.  Case in point: I have been examining what John Burrows and Hugh Craig have called the “ideolects” of characters in connection […]

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