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CMSW (Corpus of Modern Scottish Writing)

Corbett, J., Smith, J., Anderson, W., Bann, J., Beavan, D., and Anderson, J. (2007) CMSW (Corpus of Modern Scottish Writing). Other. University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK.

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Publisher's URL: http://www.scottishcorpus.ac.uk/cmsw/

Abstract

The Corpus of Modern Scottish Writing (CMSW) is an electronic corpus of written and printed texts from the period 1700-1945, complementing the Helsinki Corpus of Older Scots (1450-1700) and the Scottish Corpus of Texts and Speech (1945-present day). CMSW contains over 600 documents, containing approximately 5 million words of text overall. CMSW’s documents range from printed novels, to written correspondence, to newspaper and magazine articles, to legal material such as wills and sasines. Our documents have been sourced from partners such as the Mitchell Library in Glasgow, the National Library of Scotland, and Glasgow University Archives.

Item Type:Research Report or Paper (Other)
Additional Information:This record relates to a database, resulting from a project first started in 2007.
Status:Published
Glasgow Author(s):Smith, Prof Jeremy and Anderson, Mrs Jean and Beavan, Mr David and Bann, Dr Jennifer and Anderson, Dr Wendy and Corbett, Prof John
Authors: Corbett, J., Smith, J., Anderson, W., Bann, J., Beavan, D., and Anderson, J.
Subjects:P Language and Literature > PE English
College/School:College of Arts > School of Critical Studies > English Language
College of Arts > School of Critical Studies > English Literature
Publisher:University of Glasgow

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Project CodeAward NoProject NamePrincipal InvestigatorFunder's NameFunder RefLead Dept
440881The corpus of modern Scottish writing (1700-1945)John CorbettArts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC)AH/E00184X/1English Language