Introducing Git-Lit

A vibrant discussion followed my March 15th post, "A Proposal for a Corpus Sharing Protocol.". Carrie Schroeder, Allen Riddel and others on Twitter pointed out that, especially in non-English DH fields, many corpora are already on GitHub. These include texts...

A Macro-Etymological Analysis of James Joyce's A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

To comply with my publishing contract, this paper has been temporarily removed, but can instead be found in Chapter 9 of Reading Modernism with Machines, published by Palgrave Macmillan in December 2016. A early draft of this paper will reappear...

A Bookmarklet For Creating Annotags

At I Annotate this weekend, I made a bookmarklet that will allow you to generate an Annotag from a book's bibliographic entry: Tweet This Book To use it: Drag the button above onto your bookmarks bar. Visit a website that...

A Proposal for a Corpus Sharing Protocol

Digital humanists working in computational text analysis need a better way to share corpora. Following is a rough sketch of a way to share texts in way that facilitates collaboration, provides for easy error correction, and adheres as much as...

Imperial Voices: Gender and Social Class among Shakespeare's Characters, a Stylometric Approach

"in the imitation of these twain--who as Ulysses says, opinion crowns with an imperial voice--many are infect." --Nestor, Troilus and Cressida, Act 1, Scene 3. The following describes an experiment in digital literary analysis, wherein dialog from Shakespeare plays was...