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The Shakespearean Inside: A Study of the Complete Soliloquies and Solo Asides

Marcus Nordlund


The Shakespearean Inside is a study of all soliloquies and solo asides in Shakespeare’s complete plays. The first step in the research process was the creation of the Shakespearean Inside Database (SID), where these speeches were annotated according to variables of genuine literary interest such as act, dramatic subgenre, probable time of composition, dramatic speech acts, selected figures of speech and character attributes such as gender or class. Such comprehensive and detailed data makes it possible to generalise dependably about Shakespeare’s authorial habits, and by extension, to identify ... More

Keywords: Soliloquy, Solo aside, Audience address, Direct address, Self-address

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9781474418973
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: September 2017 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9781474418973.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Marcus Nordlund, author
University of Gothenburg