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An Unexpected Discovery

In my last post, Function over Form: understanding the TCP encoding philosophy, I provided insights into the markup behind TCP texts, and discussed the philosophy behind why certain textual elements are captured and some are not. This post is primarily concerned with the discovery of a potentially unique version of a poem, found in one of our […]

Possession is How Many Points of the Law?

This post from Colm MacCrossan, one of our editors at the University of Oxford, illustrates how the EEBO-TCP corpus can shed new light on old proverbs–and the challenge of sifting through and making sense of the results. The links throughout this post point to EEBO, the version of EEBO-TCP hosted by the University of Michigan […]

Back to School: A New Discovery of the Old Art of Teaching Schoole

It is the first week of the fall semester at the University of Michigan. The campus is teeming with eager, bright young faces—many of whom don’t have the slightest idea where they are going. With any luck, over the next few months they’ll learn their way, without losing their enthusiasm. A New Discovery of the […]