Visualizing the WWO corpus using parallel coordinates

This page demonstrates a visualization of the complete Women Writers Online corpus using parallel coordinates, a method for visualizing and analyzing complex multivariate data. Here, texts are classified by several different criteria: year of publication; number of printed pages; frequency of quotations from external sources; frequency of named places; frequency of footnotes or marginal notes; and frequency of bibliographic citations.

This interactive visualization shows the Women Writers Online collection at a glance: select any category to highlight it, and then click/drag next to the vertical bars to change the range of highlighted data.