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#1763. Shakespeare の作品と言語に関する雑多な情報[shakespeare][statistics][link]

2014-02-23

 Shakespeare とその作品については,周知の通り,膨大な研究の蓄積がある.年表や統計の類いも多々あるが,Crystal and Crystal から適当に抜粋したものをいくつか載せておきたい.なお,Crystal and Crystal の種々の統計の元になっているデータベースは,Shakespeare's Words よりアクセスできる.その他の Shakespeare 関連のリンクについては,「#195. Shakespeare に関する Web resources」 ([2009-11-08-1]) を参照.

(1) Chronology of works (Crystal and Crystal 6)

1590--91The Two Gentlemen of Verona; The Taming of the Shrew
1591Henry VI Part II; Henry VI Part III
1592Henry VI Part I (perhaps with Thomas Nashe); Titus Andronicus (perhaps with George Peele)
1592--3Richard III; Venus and Adonis
1593--4The Rape of Lucrece
1594The Comedy of Errors
1594--5Love's Labour's Lost
by 1595King Edward III
1595Richard II; Romeo and Juliet; A Midsummer Night's Dream
1596King John
1596--7The merchant of Venice; Henry IV Part I
1597--8The Merry Wives of Windsor; Henry IV Part II
1598Much Ado About Nothing
1598--9Henry V
1599Julius Caesar
1599--1600As You Like It
1600--1601Hamlet; Twelfth Night
by 1601The Phoenix and Turtle
1602Troilus and Cressida
1593--1603The Sonnets
1603--4A Lover's Complaint; Sir Thomas More; Othello
1603Measure for Measure
1604--5All's Well that Ends Well
1605Timon of Athens (with Thomas Middleton)
1605--6King Lear
1606Macbeth (revised by Middleton); Antony and Cleopatra
1607Pericles (with George Wilkins)
1608Coriolanus
1609The Winter's Tale
1610Cymbeline
1611The Tempest
1613Henry VIII (with John Fletcher); Cardenio (with John Fletcher)
1613--14The Two Noble Kinsmen (with John Fletcher)


(2) Top ten content words (Crystal and Crystal 153)

good3995
lord3164
man3091
love3047
sir2548
know2252
give2114
think/thought1911
king1680
speak1626


(3) Poetry or prose (Crystal and Crystal 165)

Poetry (%)No. of linesProse (%)No. of linesPlay
100275200Richard II
100256900King John
100249300King Edward III
99.728920.38Henry VI Part III
99.526640.514Henry VI Part I
98.624791.435Titus Andronicus
97.635172.485Richard III
97.427352.674Henry VIII
94.526415.5154The Two Noble Kinsmen
93.519486.5135Macbeth
90.122089.9244Julius Caesar
89.8271810.2308Antony and Cleopatra
86.9261013.1393Romeo and Juliet
86.6154313.4239The Comedy of Errors
85.2280814.5487Cymbeline
83.7258016.3503Henry VI Part II
81.2190318.8441Pericles
80.6207619.4498The Taming of the Shrew
80.6171319.4413A Midsummer Night's Dream
80.4259919.6633Othello
78.6202521.4551The Merchant of Venice
77.2257122.8760Coriolanus
76.5156923.5481The Tempest
73.2218126.8800The Winter's Tale
73.1234526.9865King Lear
73.1170726.9627Timon of Athens
73.1161326.9595The Two Gentlemen of Verona
71.5274228.51092Hamlet
66.4225033.61137Troilus and Cressida
64.2171635.8955Love's Labour's Lost
60.6163439.41062Measure for Measure
60.5194339.51269Henry V
55.6166644.41332Henry IV Part I
51.6144748.41356All's Well that Ends Well
47.6154752.41700Henry IV Part II
47.4127652.61415As You Like It
38.294961.81532Twelfth Night
28.373971.71871Much Ado About Nothing
12.533887.52370The Merry Wives of Windsor


(4) How long are the plays? (Crystal and Crystal 139)

Total linesTotal wordsPlayFirst FolioRiverside
383429,844Hamlet39064042
360228,439Richard III38873667
338725,730Troilus and Cressida35923531
333126,479Coriolanus38383752
329526,876Cymbeline38193707
324725,737Henry IV Part II33503326
323226,003Othello36853551
321225,623Henry V33813297
321025,341King Lear33023487
308324,490Henry VI Part II33553130
302623,726Antony and Cleopatra36363522
300324,023Romeo and Juliet31853099
299824,126Henry IV Part I31803081
298124,597The Winter's Tale33693348
290023,318Henry VI Part III32172915
280923,333Henry VIII34633221
280322,537All's Well that Ends Well30783013
279523,388The Two Noble Kinsmennot in3261
275221,884Richard II28492796
270821,290The Merry Wives of Windsor27292891
269621,269Measure for Measure29382891
269121,477As You Like It27962810
267820,541Henry VI Part I29312695
267120,881Love's Labour's Lost29002829
261020,767Much Ado About Nothing26842787
257620,911The Merchant of Venice27372701
257420,552The Taming of the Shrew27502676
256920,472King John27292638
251419,888Titus Andronicus27082538
249319,406King Edward IIInot innot in
248119,592Twelfth Night25792591
245219,149Julius Caesar27302591
234417,728Periclesnot in2459
233417,796Timon of Athens26072488
220816,936The Two Gentlemen of Verona22982288
212616,305A Midsummer Night's Dream22222192
208316,372Macbeth25292349
205016,047The Tempest23412283
178214,415The Comedy of Errors19181787


(5) Using you and thou (Crystal and Crystal 126)

You-formsThou-forms
you14,244thou5,942
ye352thee3,444
your6,912thy4,429
yours260thine510
yourself289thyself251
yourselves74  
Total22,131 14,576


 ・ Crystal, David and Ben Crystal. The Shakespeare Miscellany. Woodstock & New York: Overlook, 2005.

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