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Beowulf Unlocked: New Evidence from Lexomic Analysis

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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 distri

Kindle Edition, 96 pages
Published August 3rd 2016 by Palgrave Macmillan
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Dr. Andrew Higgins
Sep 21, 2016 rated it it was amazing
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 ...more
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