The selection of works that have informed our project spans the academic fields of linguistics, digital humanities, literary criticism, and authorship attribution. We also include some titles of wider general interest. The list is by no means exhaustive. Please send suggestions for additions to: m.gillings (at)

Bibliography (PDF)

Texts used in the comparative corpus (PDF)


Internet Shakespeare Editions

The Folger Shakespeare Library

Early English Books Online (EEBO)

Database of Early English Playbooks (DEEP)

A Digital Anthology of Early Modern English Drama

Theatre and pronunciation:

Shakespeare’s Globe

Royal Shakespeare Company

Original Pronunciation

Before Shakespeare

Further links:

BBC Shakespeare Archive Resource

The Shakespeare Programme at Lancaster University

Wine Dark Sea

Jonathan Bate’s Shakespeare blog

Shakespeare Birthplace Trust

David and Ben Crystal’s Shakespeare Glossary

Early Modern Print project using EEBO-TCP