Joel Henning looks at the Folger Shakespeare Library, one of my favorite places to visit in DC.
The WSJ article, Shakespeare in the Digital Age, looks at the digitization of the collection, but also at the use of data mining to better understand the language used in the comedies, histories and tragedies.
They also mention this fascinating book, Landscapes of the Passing Strange: Reflections from Shakespeare, that uses photography as a metaphor for Shakespeare’s metaphors.
Read the entire post here: Shakespeare in the Digital Age.
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