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Stylometry in manuscript studies!?

When I signed up for the workshop on “Digital Manuscript Analysis” (organized by the University of Hamburg’s Centre for the Study of Manuscript Cultures at DH2012), I expected this to be something relatively disconnected from text analysis in literary studies. Author attribution studies as they are being widely practised today are very much focused on transcribed text, which allows to...


The convergence of the digital and the literary in research: an example

Over the last couple of days, I went to three conferences: two were very clearly on the humanities side of my interests, the first taking place in Berlin and concerning the relations between texts and images, the second one taking place in Mainz, and concerning Rousseau and his literary and intellectual consequences. The third conference was approaching the humanities from...