Tracing the Trail of Time: Proceedings from the Second Diachronic Corpora Workshop

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Preface. Introduction. Merja KYTÖ and Matti RISSANEN: Language analysis and diachronic corpora. CORPUS DEVELOPMENTS. Richard W. BAILEY and Anne CURZAN: The Diary of Henry Machyn: An electronic text. Antonette DIPAOLO HEALY: Wood-gatherers and cottage-builders: Old words and new ways at the Dictionary of Old English. Ian LANCASHIRE and Katharine PATTERSON: Learning from the Early Modern English Dictionaries Corpus. Manfred MARKUS: Editorial problems in electronic corpus work: Towards a computerized corpus of Middle English prose. Terttu NEVALAINEN: Ongoing work on the Corpus of Early English Correspondence. Susan PINTZUK and Ann TAYLOR: Annotating the Helsinki Corpus: The Brooklyn-Geneva-Amsterdam-Helsinki Parsed Corpus of Old English and the Penn-Helsinki Parsed Corpus of Middle English. Helena RAUMOLIN-BRUNBERG: Incorporating sociolinguistic information into a diachronic corpus of English. Josef SCHMIED and Claudia CLARIDGE: Classifying text- or genre-variation in the Lampeter Corpus of Early Modern English Texts. Nancy SPEIRS: Lexicography and corpus-tagging: Enhancing The Dictionary of Old English Corpus in Electronic Form. STUDIES BASED ON CORPORA. Udo FRIES: The vocabulary of ZEN: Implications for the compilation of a corpus. Raymond HICKEY: The computer analysis of medieval Irish English. Thomas KOHNEN: Toward a theoretical foundation of ‘text type' in diachronic corpora: Investigations with the Helsinki Corpus. Anneli MEURMAN-SOLIN: Text profiles in the study of language variation and change. Carol PERCY: Eighteenth-century book reviewers' attitudes towards language: A database project. Index.
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