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Shakespeare, computers, and the mystery of authorship / [edited by] Hugh Craig and Arthur F. Kinney.

  • Author

    Craig, Hugh, 1952-,

    Kinney, Arthur F., 1933-,

  • Date published

    2009

  • Publisher

    Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2009.

  • Subject

    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Spurious and doubtful works.

    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Authorship.

    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Literary style.

    Authorship, Disputed

    Language and languages Style Statistical methods

  • Accession number

    8343996X

  • Class

    61/CRA

  • ISBN

    9780521516235 (hbk.), 0521516234 (hbk.)

  • Language

    English

  • Physical description

    xix, 234 p. : ill. (diagrams) ; 24 cm.

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Bibliography, etc. note: Includes index. Formatted contents note: Contents: The three parts of Henry VI / Hugh Craig -- Authoring Arden of Faversham / Arthur F. Kinney -- Edmond Ironside and the question of Shakespearean authorship / Philip Palmer -- The authorship of The raigne of Edward the third / Timothy Irish Watt -- Transforming King Lear / Arthur F. Kinney. Uk-SuSCL. Summary, etc: In this work, the authors confront the main unsolved mysteries in Shakespeare's canon through computer analysis of his and other writers' styles. In some cases their analysis confirms the current scholarly consensus, while in other areas the book provides more surprising conclusions.