“A New Chronology for Shakespeare’s Plays”

An article recently published in Digital Scholarship in the Humanities by Douglas Bruster and Genevieve Smith “constructs a new chronology for 42 dramatic texts, and parts of texts, by Shakespeare” by using data analysis to examine the verbal arrangement of Shakespeare’s verse lines. Bruster and Smith make some bold (some would say controversial) decisions about which plays to include as ‘parts of texts’ written by Shakespeare. However, overall their research yields some interesting results. You can read the full article here.

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