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Shakespeare’s Language: Revealing Meanings and Exploring Myths

Shakespeare, MOOC

If you are interested in the applications of corpus linguistic methods to historical data, you might like to check out another MOOC by Lancaster University: Shakespeare’s Language: Revealing Meanings and Exploring Myths.

On this course, you will explore Shakespeare’s language and, more generally, the language of his time.

Over four weeks, you will be introduced to “big data” corpus methods (methods that use computers to explore large volumes of language data) which you can use for your own investigations, and will explore how words and meanings pattern across plays, characters, and more.

The course is open for participation in self-learning mode all year round, and in supported-learning mode every year, usually June/July.

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Corpus Linguistics: Method, Analysis, Interpretation

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