Category Archives: Shakespeare

Mapping the ‘Whole’ of 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 […]

Also posted in Early Modern Drama, Visualizing English Print (VEP) | Leave a comment

Quantification and the language of later Shakespeare

  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 […]

Also posted in Early Modern Drama, Uncategorized, Visualizing English Print (VEP) | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Hamlet in five words

  Farah Karim-Cooper asked us to write something for the Globe to Globe Hamlet site. Here it is.

Also posted in Early Modern Drama | Tagged , | Leave a comment


American/Australian tour In March-April 2014, I’ll be in the USA giving a series of talks and conference presentations based around Visualising English Print, and our other work. In June I’ll be in Newcastle, Australia for the very exciting Beyond Authorship symposium. I’ll address a series of different themes in the talks, but I’ll use this […]

Also posted in Counting Other Things, Early Modern Drama, Visualizing English Print (VEP) | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

#MuchAdo #AboutData

#MuchAdo #AboutData update 4 Emma Pallant writes: Many intriguing things to respond to in recent postings by Jonathan and Heather, but I’ll begin with the observation that chimes most clearly with the work we’ve been doing in the rehearsal room this week. The strongest note of recognition comes from the increased usage of terms of address […]

Posted in Shakespeare | Tagged , , , , | 2 Responses