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The very strange language of A Midsummer Night’s Dream

I just got back from a fun and very educative trip to Shakespeare’s Globe in London, hosted by Dr Farah Karim-Cooper, who is director of research there. The Globe stages an annual production aimed at schools (45,000 free tickets have been distributed over the past five years), and this year’s play is A Midsummer Night’s […]

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More Shakespeare Outliers

I’ve expanded the labels here on our PCA scatterplot in order to see a few more items. Several things worth thinking about here: • Late Plays are clustering in neither the Comedy nor the History quadrants explored in the other posts. The three that we see here — Winter’s Tale, Cymbeline, and Henry VIII — […]

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