I hope that everyone’s weekend went extremely well.
As of now, many of The Shakespeare Standard’s patrons have seen the new tool that was launched today on the site known as Shakespeare’s Data. Shakespeare’s Data is tool that everyone can use to help deepen their understanding of Shakespeare and his characters. As the announcement says: “Shakespeare’s Data is a project with Silk, an incredibly agile system visualizing data from interlinked sets of information. Shakespeare’s Data is focused on information about Shakespeare’s plays, characters, and sonnets. Rather than being a full-text search, Shakespeare’s Data enables users to dig deep into information about the plays and characters.”
What does this mean for The Shakespeare Standard’s users? This means that you can now look at each play and see all sorts of interesting information about each play. Here is a brief look at this tool:
Below is the screen that users of Shakespeare’s Data will get when they select All’s Well That End’s Well from the list of plays from the Shakespeare Data page that connects to the Silk site: