Click here to download a “clean” .txt document of Christopher Marlowe Jew of Malta (Regular Spelling).

Click Here to download a “clean” .txt document of Christopher Marlowe’s Jew of Malta (Original spelling).

This regular-spelling edition was originally downloaded from The Folger Shakespeare Library’s Digital Anthology of Early Modern English Drama regular spelling edition; it was edited by Meaghan Brown, Michael Poston, and Elizabeth Williams (2016).

It has undergone the following data-cleaning protocols to make it suitable for text analysis:

  • IMG information deleted manually
  • Extra spaces deleted manually
  • Introduction formatting fixed manually
  • Line numbers removed using: \bln\s\b[0-9][0-9][0-9][0-9] and \bwln\s\b[0-9][0-9][0-9][0-9]
  • Extra spaces deleted manually
  • Footnotes removed
  • Speaker tags removed using the following RegEx: \b^[Character Name]\b

Data cleaning credit: Olivia Nicolazzo (Framingham State University ’24)

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Jew of Malta.txt