acriticismlab.orgAugmented Criticism Lab
In a corpus of over 400 early modern plays. Computer technology accelerates an otherwise painstaking process of identifying, listing, and organizing phrases. The scope of literary analysis can thus be augmented by technology, but reading is still a distinctly human activity rather than a prodigious task we can outsource to a machine. Computers can only assist us insofar as. We already know and can describe precisely what we are looking for. In other words, our lab does not build reading robots;.