Beowulf Unlocked: New Evidence from Lexomic Analysis by Michael D.C. Drout,Yvette Kisor,Leah Smith,Allison PDF

By Michael D.C. Drout,Yvette Kisor,Leah Smith,Allison Dennett,Natasha Piirainen

The most unique and ground-breaking paintings on Beowulf in different many years, this booklet makes use of “lexomic” equipment that mix computer-assisted statistical research with conventional ways to bare new and impressive information regarding the development and resources of the best surviving outdated English poem. concepts of cluster research determine styles of vocabulary distribution that point out powerful similarities and modifications between segments of the poem. The correlation of those styles with wisdom won from source-study, philological research, and overlooked prior scholarship sheds new mild at the fabric of which Beowulf used to be made and how it was once composed. the results of this research for the courting, constitution, and cultural context of Beowulf will overturn the present scholarly consensus and considerably increase our realizing of the poem, its nature, and origins.  

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