Medieval monks divided the Bible into an inventory of its parts as an aid to fallible human memory. Digital technology enables much more radical applications of this divide-and-conquer strategy. I discuss the potential of these new developments as well as the resistance to them, using Shakespeare as a model case.
- Algorithmic criticism
- Corpus linguistics
- Literary informatics
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Visual Arts and Performing Arts
- Literature and Literary Theory