Books in Space: Adjacency, EEBO-TCP, and Early Modern Dramatists

Michael Witmore and Jonathan Hope
About the author(s)

Michael Witmore is Director of the Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington, DC. His publications include Landscapes of the Passing Strange: Refections from Shakespeare (2010, with Rosamond Purcell); Shakespearean Metaphysics (2008); Pretty Creatures: Children and Fiction in the English Renaissance (2007); and Culture of Accidents: Unexpected Knowledges in Early Modern England (2001). With Jonathan Hope (Strathclyde University, Glasgow), he is part of a major digital humanities project, funded by the Mellon Foundation, to develop tools and procedures for the linguistic analysis of texts across the period 1450–1800. Early work from this project is blogged at winedarksea.org.

Jonathan Hope is Professor of Literary Linguistics at Strathclyde University in Glasgow. He has published widely on Shakespeare’s language and the his- tory of the English language. His most recent book, Shakespeare and Language: Reason, Eloquence and Artice in the Renaissance (2010), seeks to reconstruct the linguistic world of Shakespeare’s England and measure its distance from our own. With Michael Witmore (Folger Shakespeare Library), he is part of a major digital humanities project, funded by the Mellon Foundation, to develop tools and procedures for the linguistic analysis of texts across the period 1450–1800. Early work from this project is blogged at winedarksea.org.

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