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Beowulf Unlocked: New Evidence from Lexomic Analysis

Beowulf Unlocked New Evidence from Lexomic Analysis The most original and ground breaking work on Beowulf in several decades this book uses lexomic methods that blend computer assisted statistical analysis with traditional approaches to reveal new and

  • Title: Beowulf Unlocked: New Evidence from Lexomic Analysis
  • Author: Michael D.C. Drout Yvette Kisor Leah Smith Allison Dennett Natasha Piirainen
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 126
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • The most original and ground breaking work on Beowulf in several decades, this book uses lexomic methods that blend computer assisted statistical analysis with traditional approaches to reveal new and surprising information about the construction and sources of the greatest surviving Old English poem Techniques of cluster analysis identify patterns of vocabulary distriThe most original and ground breaking work on Beowulf in several decades, this book uses lexomic methods that blend computer assisted statistical analysis with traditional approaches to reveal new and surprising information about the construction and sources of the greatest surviving Old English poem Techniques of cluster analysis identify patterns of vocabulary distribution that indicate robust similarities and differences among segments of the poem The correlation of these patterns with knowledge gained from source study, philological analysis, and neglected previous scholarship sheds new light on the material of which Beowulf was made and the way it was composed The implications of this investigation for the dating, structure, and cultural context of Beowulf will overturn the current scholarly consensus and significantly improve our understanding of the poem, its nature, and origins.

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    1 thought on “Beowulf Unlocked: New Evidence from Lexomic Analysis

    1. Hwaet! a first look at Beowulf using lexomics analysis to determine the textual make up of this key work. Lexomics is a form of textual analysis that combines computer-assisted statistical analysis with traditional literary scholarship, using the results of each to explain those of the other and this monograph is a good introduction to it and how it works in Beowulf. This is the first of several monographs in which Professor Michael Drout and his team use this really interesting analytic tool to [...]

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