Project Quintessence is an excellent tool for text-based data analysis. Quintessence, produced by UC Davis Datalab, draws on 60,000 texts to generate in-depth analytics for word meanings, word frequencies and text topics. The image here is a graph from the
Take the Social Status Calculator for Early Modern Individuals and find out which of the ten classes of early modern society your answers put you in! The Kit Marlowe Project is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.
Journal of Marlowe Studies publishes peer-reviewed essays on the poems and plays of Christopher Marlowe with the support of both the Marlowe Society (which is based in the UK) and the Marlowe Society of America. We do not accept essays on
Thea Buckley has generously curated Shakespeare and Early Modern Streams featuring streaming productions of Shakespeare’s and his contemporaries works. The Kit Marlowe Project is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.
Graphemica is a great resource for finding Unicode for especially tricky special characters and printer’s ornaments. Placeholder Click the image to visit Graphemica, and be sure to click the letters of its logo while you’re there! The Kit Marlowe Project
The Map of Early Modern London‘s Agas Map is a terrific resource for mapping London locations, and their Gazetteer is an invaluable resource for looking up place names. Here you’ll also find handy “how to” guides for using selected digital
Shakespeare Reloaded is a rich resource offering both teachers and students tools, games, theories, and techniques for generating imaginative environments from which to engage with Shakespeare and his contemporaries. The Kit Marlowe Project is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike
The Shakespeare Census attempts to locate and describe all extant copies of all editions of Shakespeare’s works through 1700, excluding the folios. We include all items attributed to Shakespeare in print during the period, but not those attributed to him
Rams Write is a by-students-for-students LibGuide published by Framingham State University that includes tips for paper organization, revision, clarity, frequently confused words, and grammar and mechanics. Click the image or the link above to visit Rams Write! The Kit Marlowe
The Lost Plays Database is a wiki-style forum for scholars to share information about lost plays in England, 1570-1642. Its purpose is to add lost plays to scholarly discussions of early modern theatrical activity (“Home”). The Kit Marlowe Project is licensed under
The Folger Shakespeare Library hosts a number of digital resources. In this post you’ll find links and descriptions to all of Folger Library’s digital resources as well as links to the Kit Marlowe Project’s tutorial videos for navigating these websites.
The British Library offers accessible blogs about early modern authors in historical, literary, and critical contexts in the subsection entitled “Explore Shakespeare and Renaissance Writers in Context.” Placeholder Click the image here to visit the British Library’s page on Discovering
About: Six Degrees of Francis Bacon is a digital reconstruction of the early modern social network that scholars and students from all over the world can collaboratively expand, revise, curate, and critique. Unlike published prose, Six Degrees is extensible, collaborative,
Wynken de Worde, aka Sarah Werner, has collated an exceptional list of open-access Early Modern Digital Collections. All of these resources feature access to early modern primary texts. Placeholder Click the image here to visit Wynken de Word! The Kit
“¶ This is a list of online databases, catalogues, projects, images, video, reference works, &c, for the study of early modern plays at the intersection of performance and print. Two caveats: (1) it is not an exhaustive list; and (2)
New York University’s Libraries have created a brilliant Lib Guide that offers a compendium of modern critical resources for learning about Kit Marlowe’s life and times. It’s a great starting point for researching any Marlowe-related topic. The Kit Marlowe Project
The World History Encyclopedia, formerly the Ancient History Encyclopedia, is a useful resource for looking up classical figures. Click their logo here to visit their webpage and explore! The Kit Marlowe Project is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0
Stephen Reimer’s (University of Alberta) course page for “Manuscript Studies: Medieval and Early Modern” includes a concise overview of different kinds of editions one might produce from early texts. Click this image, taken from the Petowe continuation of Marlowe’s Hero
The Harry Ransom Center at the University of Texas, Austin, offers digital versions of early rare books under a Creative Commons license. Placeholder Click the image to visit the Harry Ransom Center and browse their collection! The Kit Marlowe Project
“Digital Renaissance Editions publishes electronic scholarly editions of early English drama and texts of related interest, from late medieval moralities and Tudor interludes, occasional entertainments and civic pageants, academic and closet drama, and the plays of the commercial London theaters, through
The British Book Trade Index (BBTI),hosted by Oxford University provides information about early modern English stationers. Placeholder Click the image here to visit the British Book Trade Index homepage and start searching! The Kit Marlowe Project is licensed under a
Oxford Reference is an excellent resource for looking up classical and early modern figures. This source provides succinct definitions and comprehensive encyclopedia entries on a varieties of subjects including literature, linguistics, language reference, and even name studies. Placeholder Click the
The Oxford Classical Dictionary is a good reference for learning about all manners of classical terms and figures. Their dictionary covers a wide variety of ancient subjects including literature, law and philosophy. Placeholder Click the image to check out the
Voyant Tools offer a web-based platform that allow one to upload a Word doc or PDF and generate visualizations of text-based data, including single text and corpus analyses. The image here depicts a Voyant Tools generated visualization of term analytics of the
The Thomas Pennant Barton Shakespeare Collection at the Boston Public Library is an online treasure trove of early modern works published around Shakespeare’s time. Among many wonders, the collection contains Marlowe’s Tamburlaine. Click on the image of the title page shown here
TAPAS is a free, online resource for publishing, archiving, and sharing Text Encoding Initiative (TEI) projects. The TAPAS Project: Kit Marlowe has pages for many of Marlowe’s works, click the portrait of Kit to explore the collection. The Kit Marlowe Project
The Perseus Project site is our preferred resources for learning about classical sources and mythological history and figures. The Kit Marlowe Project is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.
Pelagios’s Recogito is a web-based platform from which one may upload .txt files, tag placeNames, create maps, and more. Placeholder The Map of Persia shown here, similar to the image on the Recogito homepage, is from the British Library’s collection of
This site follows (or tries to follow!) the Modern Language Association’s ever changing citation conventions. Purdue Owl is a fantastic resource for writing of every kind. Scan or click on the QR Code here to visit Purdue OWL! The Kit
Luminarium: Anthology of English Literature links to information and selected editions of Marlowe’s works available online. Luminarium is also an excellent resource for literary study beyond the English Renaissance; it anthologizes Medieval through Restoration literature. Placeholder Click the image to visit
Published by the British Library, the ESTC is a valuable resource for discovering reliable bibliographic information for works printed before 1801. Placeholder Click the image to visit the English Short Title Catalogue! The Kit Marlowe Project is licensed under a
Early Modern Print offers text analysis tools and computational approaches to exploring works printed before 1700 in the Early English Books Online database. Placeholder Click the image here to go to the Early Modern Print! The Kit Marlowe Project is licensed under
Text Creation Partnership Keywords in Context The EEBO-TCP: Text Creation Partnership database offers rough transcriptions of selected texts from the EEBO database. This tool allows one to search the Early English Books Online (EEBO) database for key words using both
This PDF is an excellent resource for learning about and experimenting with regular expression (aka “RegEx”) syntax queries. Click the image here, taken from the PDF, to open the document in a new tab, or click the link below to
The Digital Commonwealth hosts the The Boston Public Library’s Shakespeare Collection. There you’ll find digitized images from works in the Thomas Pennant Barton collection of works by and about William Shakespeare. The Kit Marlowe Project is licensed under a Creative
This downloadable app facilitates corpus and concordance analyses. Click the adorable logo here to go download AntConc! The Kit Marlowe Project is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.