Tag Archives: Shakespeare’s Language
Shakespeare’s use of pronominal address terms
Isolde van Dorst, recent graduate from the University of Groningen and the University of Malta, discusses her study on pronominal address terms in Shakespeare’s texts in collaboration with the Encyclopaedia of Shakespeare’s Language project. As part of my masters degree … Continue reading
What did an “alarum” sound like?
Graduate Intern, Luke Wilding, discusses the term alarum, and suggests what it might have actually sounded like… The term alarum occurs 89 times in Shakespeare’s first folio. The Oxford English Dictionary states that an alarum is “used as a call … Continue reading
Writing Tips from Shakespeare – Lancaster University’s Language Detectives
Jules Horne, a playwright and attendee of the Lancaster Summer Schools in Corpus Linguistics and other Digital Methods reflects on her visit, and discusses the importance of the Encyclopaedia and Shakespeare’s Language project… Ever wondered about Shakespeare as a writer? What … Continue reading