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“Shakespeare’s Sisters” at the Folger Library—and in EEBO-TCP

This post refers to many works from the EEBO-TCP Phase I and Phase II collections. While anyone will be able to see the metadata and table of contents for these works, only users at EEBO-TCP partner institutions will be able to continue through to the full text.  Through May 20, 2012, the Folger Shakespeare Library is featuring a special […]

Of Saints and Serpents

It will come as no surprise that EEBO-TCP is packed with references to Ireland (“Ireland” is included in the titles of nearly 1,400 works, and the word occurs close to 70,000 times in the entire corpus). Some of these are simply references to monarchs who rule over Ireland as well as the rest of Britain.  Many explicitly […]