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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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 Reports or Papers (Other)
Additional Information:This record relates to a database, resulting from a project first started in 2007.
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Anderson, Professor Wendy and Smith, Professor Jeremy and Corbett, Professor John and Anderson, Mrs Jean and Bann, Dr Jennifer and Beavan, Mr David
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 & Humanities > School of Critical Studies > English Language and Linguistics
College of Arts & Humanities > 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