Older Scottish texts

Title
  • Older Scottish texts [Electronic resource] : the Edinburgh DOST corpus / A.J. Aitken, Paul Bratley and Neil Hamilton-Smith
  • Older Scottish Textual Archive [OSTA] : a corpus of texts prepared for the dictionary of the older Scottish tongue
Editor

Aitken, A. J. (ed.); Bratley, Paul (ed.)

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Languages

English

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OTA keywords

Linguistic corpora

LC keywords

Linguistic analysis (Linguistics)
Anthologies -- Scotland
Scottish literature -- To 1700
Scottish poetry -- To 1700
Poems -- Scotland -- 16th century
Folk tales -- Scotland -- 16th century
English poetry -- Middle English, 1100-1500
Asloan manuscript

Extent
  • designation: Text data
  • size: (19 files : ca. 4.5 MB)
Creation Date

[1969]

Source Description

Older Scottish texts : the Ediburgh DOST corpus — Older Scottish Textual Archive [OSTA] : a corpus of texts prepared for the dictionary of the older Scottish tongue Aitken, A. J.; Bratley, Paul editor Hamilton-Smith, N. unknown Watson, Harry D. unknown Craigie, William A. (William Alexander), Sir, 1867-1957 [University of Edinburgh] [Edinburgh]: [1969]

Note: Publication based on OTA text: Aitken, A. J., and Bratley, Paul. -- “An archive of Older Scottish texts for scanning by computer” in English Studies 48 (1967) : 60,61

Note: Publication based on OTA text: A dictionary of the Scottish tongue : [from the twelfth century to the end of the seventeenth]. -- Aitken, A. J., et al, eds. ; founded on the collections of Sir William A. Craigie. -- Chicago : Chicago University Press, 1973 . -- vol 4-

Note: Publication based on OTA text: A dictionary of the Scottish tongue : [from the twelfth century to the end of the seventeenth]. -- Aitken, A. J., et al, eds. ; founded on the collections of Sir William A. Craigie. -- Aberdeen : Aberdeen University Press, 1983 . -- vol 4-

Note: Publication based on OTA text: Aitken, A. J. -- “Historical dictionaries and the computer” in The computer in literary and linguistic research : papers from a Cambridge symposium. -- Wisbey, R. A. (Roy Albert), 1929- , ed. -- Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1971. -- ISBN 0521081467. -- pp. 3-17

Note: Publication based on OTA text: Hamilton-Smith, N. -- “A versatile concordance program for a textual archive” in The computer in literary and linguistic research : papers from a Cambridge symposium. -- Wisbey, R. A. (Roy Albert), 1929- , ed. -- Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1971. -- ISBN 0521081467. -- pp. 235-244

Note: Publication based on OTA text: A.J. Aitken. -- “The literary uses of computers” in Times Literary Supplement. -- 21 Apr. 1972 : [456]

Note: Catalogued on RLIN

Note: The following works comprise the DOST corpus:

The Bruce : or the book of the most excellent and noble prince, Robert de Broyss, King of Scots : [selections] Barbour, John, 1316?-1395; Skeat, Walter W. (Walter William), 1835-1912 Printed for the [Scottish Text] Society by William Blackwood Edinburgh: 1894 : Scottish Text Society I ; 31-33

Note: See OTA text 0218

Note: Partial contents: Vol. 1 [Preface, Books I-XIII] ; Vol. 2 [Books XIV-XX]

Note: Edited from Mss. G.23 in the library of St. John's College Cambridge, written A.D. 1487, collated with the Ms. in the Advocates' library at Edinburgh, written A.D. 1484, and with Hart's edition, printed A.D. 1616 ; with a preface, notes, and glossarial index by Walter W. Skeat

"[The buke of the law of armys], [and], The buke of the order of knychthede, [and], The buke of the governaunce of princis [Electronic resource] Bonet, Honoré, fl. 1378-1398 Stevenson, J. H. (John Horne), 1855-1939 Printed for the [Scottish Text] Society by William Blackwood Edinburgh: 1899-1908 : Scottish Text Society I ; 44, 62

Note: See OTA text 0220

Note: Transcribed from: Gilbert of the Haye's prose manuscript [(A.D. 1456]

Note: The “Buke of knychthede” is from a French version of Ramón Lull’s Libre del ordre de cavalleia -- The “Buke of the governaunce of princis” is a translation of a French version of the Liber de secretis secretorum

Note: Contents: Vol. 1 [The buke of the law of armys, or Buke of bataillis by Honoré Bonet] -- v. 2. The buke of the ordre of knychthede, and, The buke of the governaunce of princis

The morall fabillis of Esope the Phrygian [compylit in eloquent, [and] ornate Scottis meter, be M. Robert Henrisone] — The poems of Robert Henryson Henryson, Robert Smith, G. Gregory (George Gregory), 1865-1932 Added name Aesop Printed for the [Scottish Text] Society by William Blackwood Edinburgh: 1906

Note: See OTA text 0243

Note: vol. 2

Note: Scottish Text Society I ; 55

Note: The Scottish Text Society’s edition of The poems of Robert Henryson makes up three volumes of the Society’s first series (55, 58, 64), of which the contents: Vol. I. Introduction, appendix, notes, index of words and glossary, general index -- v. II-III. Text

Rauf Coilyear — Scottish alliterative poems : in riming stanzas Amours, François Joseph, 1841-1910; Aitken, A. J. editor Bratley, Paul editor Hamilton-Smith, N. Printed for the [Scottish Text] Society by William Blackwood Edinburgh: 1897 : Scottish Text Society I ; 27, 38

Note: See OTA text 0279

Note: Published originally in two parts, 1892-1897

Note: Partial contents: Rauf Coilyear from the ed. of 1572. -- pp. 82-114

The Chepman and Myllar prints — Pieces from the Makculloch and the Gray mss., together with, The Chepman and Myllar prints / edited by George Stevenson. -- Edinburgh : Printed for the [Scottish Text] Society by William Blackwood, 1918. -- (Scottish Text Society ; 1st ser., 65) Stevenson, George Shields, d. 1915 Printed for the [Scottish Text] Society by William Blackwood Edinburgh: 1918 : Scottish Text Society I ; 65

Note: See OTA text 0283

The Asloan manuscript : a miscellany in prose and verse Asloan, John, fl. 1515 Craigie, William A. (William Alexander), Sir, 1867-1957 Printed for the [Scottish Text] Society by William Blackwood Edinburgh: 1923, 1925 : Scottish Text Society I ; 14, 16

Note: See OTA text 0290

Note: 2 vols

Note: Contents: The buke followand : [...] Of the wertewe of the glorius passioun, [...] Of the sacrament [and] wertewe of pennance in generale, Of confessioun sacramentale with condicionis and proffettis thairof, Of confessioun sacramentale with the secund part of pennance, Of satisfactioun sacramentale in generale, Of the deidis of Almos and mercy spirituale and corporale, Of prayere and vrisoun and wertuis thairof, Of the noble and excellent werteu of cherite, Of mercy mast proper to the hie devyne maieste, The table of confessioun efter master ihon irland ; The buke callit the ches ; Ane tractact callit the cart schortly drawyn ; The buke of the Portuus of Nobilnes , Ane tractact callit the Scottis originale ; Ane tractact of certane kyngis of Yngland schawand of thair evill governance ; Ane tract of the kings of Scotland begynnand in the third age of the warld ; Ane addicioun of the Scottis corniklis and deidis ; The buke callit the spectakle of lufe ; The figuris of the ald testament conforme till the newe according to the [VJ] werk dayis aggreand with sex agis ; The buke of the sevyne sagis ; The iustis betuix the Talzeour [and] the Sowtar ; A ballat of the Abbot of Tungland ; The testament of Cresseid ; The disputacioun betuix the nychtingale and the merle ; Goldin targe ; Master Robert Hendersonnis dreme on fut by forth of the angell deid quhyte dragoun devill wysman blak dragoun zoung man and of the sawlis in Hell ; The buke of curtasy and nortur ; The document of Sir Gilbert Hay ; The regiment of kingis with the buke of phisnomy ; A ballat of the incarnacioun ; A ballat of steidfastnes ; A ballat of recompence ; A ballat of our Lady of Pete ; A ballat of disputacoun betuix the body [and] saull ; A ballat of the devillis inquest ; A ballat of our lady ; The buke colkelby ; The buke of the otter and the ele ; The flyting betuix Kennyde [and] Dunbar ; The fablis of Esope and first of the paddok and the mous ; The preching of the swallow ; The lyoun and the mous ; Of Chanticlere and the fox ; Of the tod and the wolf ; The parliament of bestis ; by a palace as I couth pas ; A ballat of treuth ; The buke of howlat ; The talis of the fyve bestis ; The wyplandis mous [and] borowstovnis ; The maner of the crying of a play ; Ane ballat of luf ; The buke of Sir Orpheux [and] Erudices ; The talis of the thre prestis of peblis ; The buke of the contemplatioun of Synnaris ; Ane ballat of the passioun ; Ane ballat of our lady : [1-3] ; The maying [and] disport of Chaucere ; The buke of Ralf Colzear ; The buke of Sir Gologrus [and] Sir Gawane ; The disputacouin betuix the merle [and] the Nytqtingale ; Dunbarris derige of Edinburgh [and] Striuling ; Ane ballat of all officeris ; Ane ballat of making of [...] ; Ane ballat of pacience ; Ane ballat of wardlie plesance

The complaynt of Scotlande wyth ane exortatione to the thre estaits to be vigilante in the deffens of their public weil. 1549, With an appendix of contemporary English tracts... Wedderburn, Robert Murray, James Augustus Henry, Sir, 1837-1915 Published for the Early English Text Society [by] N. Trübner [and] Co. London: [1872] : Early English Text Society. Extra Series ; 17, 18

Note: See OTA text 0388

Note: Re-edited from the originals with introduction and glossary by James A.H. Murray

Note: Issued in 2 parts

The Bannatyne manuscript : writtin in tyme of pest Bannatyne, George, 1545-1608? Ritchie, W. Tod Printed for the [Scottish Text] Society by William Blackwood Edinburgh: 1928-1934 : Scottish Text Society. New series ; 22-23, 26 : Scottish Text Society. III ; 5

Note: See OTA text 0403

Note: In 4 vols.

Note: Vols. 2-4 contain the text of the manuscript

Christie in love — Christie in love, Heads, [and], The education of Skinny Spew Brenton, Howard, 1942- Methuen London: 1970-01-01 0416084109 : Methuen playscripts

Note: See OTA text 0414

Note: Partial contents pp.[6]-31

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