Shakespeare Statistics

painted in oil by Jan Ilsemann, 64x74 cm, 2004

logo leibnizSTATISTICS of
plays by William Shakespeare

supplemented by 180 Renaissance / Jacobean plays and 20 plays from other periods
compiled by Hartmut Ilsemann
English Department of Hannover University
Englisches Seminar der Leibniz-Universität Hannover

All content is released under the CC-BY-SA 3.0 license.

IDAP, the Internet Drama Analysis Program is offline after more than 10 years of providing statistical data about English Renaissance plays. However, step by step the results will also enter into this webpage under Statistical data and Graphics.
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Please note the most recent publication of

Hartmut Ilsemann. "William Shakespeare: Dramen und Apokryphen - Eine stilometrische Untersuchung mit R".Band I, Aachen:Shaker, 2014 and Shakespeare Statistics. 2014. Web. Click menue: Research/Dramen und Apokryphen Summary in English
- - . -, "Quantitativ-statistische Dramenanalyse: Welche Aussagekraft haben Häufigkeitsverteilungen der Replikenlängen?" Forum Computerphilologie, (Hrsg. Georg Braungart, Peter Gendolla und Fotis Jannidis, (2013).Text
- - . -, "The Two Oldcastles of London", Digital Scholarship in the Humanities, Volume 32, Issue 4, 1 December 2017, Pages 788–796; doi: 10.1093/llc/fqw039
- - . -, "More News on Sir Thomas More", Digital Scholarship in the Humanities, Volume 33, Issue 1, 1 April 2018, 46-58,
- - . -, "Stylometry approaching Parnassus", Digital Scholarship in the Humanities (2017) pre-print; doi/10.1093/llc/fqx058
- - . -, "Christopher Marlowe: Hype and Hoax", Digital Scholarship in the Humanities (2018) pre-print; doi/10.1093/llc/fqy001
- - . -, "Un-Shakespearean” Shakespeare Plays", submitted to Deutsche Shakespeare-Gesellschaft, November 2017, Link
- - . -, "Forensic Stylometry", submitted to Digital Scholarship in the Humanities, 22.03.2018, Link