Beowulf! How many of us remember our school days reading, or at least trying to read, “classics” like Beowulf, Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales or Shakespeare’s King Lear. Even today, research continues on authorship, writing styles, the meanings of words, syntax and so much more. Beowulf, believed to have been composed around 1000 was first published in English in 1833. Authorship questions were there from the beginning.
Smithsonian Magazine shares another look at authorship of this epic poem. Computers were used this time…… https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/computer-analysis-says-beowulf-work-single-author-180971925/?utm_source=smithsoniandaily&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=20190411-daily-responsive&spMailingID=39413928&spUserID=NDc0Njc2MDMyOTA4S0&spJobID=1501019866&spReportId=MTUwMTAxOTg2NgS2