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Intertextuality and Digital Humanities

Charlotte Schubert

Abstract

Proceeding from the debate on intertextuality, some considerations are presented here for Literary and Historical Studies that suggest a theory-driven approach applying algorithm-based procedures. It will be shown that methodical tensions between qualitative and quantitative approaches can be solved simultaneously in this way. On this basis, the approach combines intertextuality theory with an algorithm-based procedure (here a search based on Word Mover’s Distance).

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Received: 2019-10-05
Revised: 2019-12-05
Accepted: 2019-12-05
Published Online: 2020-02-01
Published in Print: 2020-04-26

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