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Teaching with Digital HumanitiesTools and Methods for Nineteenth-Century American Literature$
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Jennifer Travis and Jessica DeSpain

Print publication date: 2018

Print ISBN-13: 9780252042232

Published to Illinois Scholarship Online: May 2019

DOI: 10.5622/illinois/9780252042232.001.0001

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Data Approaches to Emily Dickinson and Eliza R. Snow

Data Approaches to Emily Dickinson and Eliza R. Snow

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(p.71) 5. Data Approaches to Emily Dickinson and Eliza R. Snow
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Teaching with Digital Humanities
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Cynthia L. Hallen

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University of Illinois Press
DOI:10.5622/illinois/9780252042232.003.0005

Cynthia L. Hallen describes her launch and development of the Emily Dickinson Lexicon (EDL) project, a dictionary of all the words in the poet’s collected verse. With English and linguistics majors volunteering as apprentice collaborators, Hallen, starting in the 1990s, began the ambitious project of digitizing the Franklin edition of Dickinson’s poems and using the newly developed WordCruncher concordance program to amass the lexicon. Hallen describes her use of the EDL along with other digital philological tools in a senior capstone course where students learned principles of philology as well as skills of lexicography, etymology, exegesis, rhetoric, style, translation, discourse analysis, and literary interpretation.

Keywords:   digital humanities pedagogy, Emily Dickinson, lexicon, WordCruncher, concordance, philology, lexicography, rhetoric, dictionary, distant reading, senior seminar, undergraduate research

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