Digital Shakespeare, or towards a literary informatics

Martin Mueller*

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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.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)300-317
Number of pages18
Issue number3
StatePublished - Dec 1 2008


  • Algorithmic criticism
  • Corpus linguistics
  • Literary informatics
  • Shakespeare

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Visual Arts and Performing Arts
  • Literature and Literary Theory


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