Speech, Thought and Writing Presentation Corpus (STWP)

Title

Speech, Thought and Writing Presentation Corpus (STWP)

Author

Culpeper, Jonathon; Semino, Elena; Short, Mick; Wynne, Martin

Availability

Distributed by the University of Oxford under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.

Download: zip

Languages

English

Editorial Practice

Encoding format: plain text files with a tagging scheme devised by the project team. Tags are between angle brackets.

OTA keywords

Linguistic corpora
Corpus

LC keywords

Linguistics
Linguistics analysis (Linguistics)

Extent
  • designation: CollectionText
  • size: 1 file: ca. 2.3 MB
Creation Date

The resource was created between 1994 and 1997

Source Description

The texts in the corpus are samples of 2000 words or less from various sources: literary texts from the University of Oxford Text Archive and scanned from books; newspaper texts scanned from printed newspapers and online sources; biography texts scanned from printed books. The original images of scanned data are no longer available.

Notes

Title proper taken from OTA Catalogue Form

A corpus of approximately 260,000 words of modern British narrative texts representing three text types (fiction, newpapers, biography) with detailed annotation for all forms of speech, thought and writing presentation which occur in the corpus.

Permanent URL

http://purl.ox.ac.uk/ota/2540