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Electronic Texts in the Humanities: Principles and Practice

Susan Hockey


With word processing and the Internet, computing is much more part and parcel of the everyday life of the humanities scholar, but computers can do much more than assist with writing or Internet searching. This book introduces a range of tools and techniques for manipulating and analysing electronic texts in the humanities. It shows how electronic texts can be used for the literary analysis, linguistic analysis, authorship attribution, and the preparation and publication of electronic scholarly editions. It assesses the ways in which research in corpus and computational linguistics can feed int ... More

Keywords: word processing, Internet, computing, electronic texts, humanities, literary analysis, linguistic analysis, authorship attribution, publication

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2000 Print ISBN-13: 9780198711940
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198711940.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Susan Hockey, author
University College London