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Durham University

Department of English Studies


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Publication details for Professor Claire Warwick

Warwick, C. (2004). Whose funeral? A case study of computational methods and reasons for their use or neglect in English literature. CaSTA 2004 - The Face of Text, Computer Assisted Text Analysis in the Humanities, Canadian Symposium on Text Analysis November 19 - 21, 2004 McMaster University, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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This proposal considers whether there is evidence that scholars in the field of English literature are actually using computational techniques, such as text analysis, authorship studies, the creation of critical editions, or even the use of online resources or electronic journals. Research was conducted by examining publications in a selection of journals from 1990 to 2003. The sample included both specialist humanities computing journals, Literary and Linguistic Computing and Computers and the Humanities, an electronic-only journal Early Modern Literary Studies, and more traditional printed journals, The Yearbook of English Studies, Review of English Studies, Prose studies, and PMLA.

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