A Corpus of English Texts on Astronomy (CETA)

The Corpus of English Texts on Astronomy (CETA) is part of the Coruña Corpus of English Scientific Writing (CC). CETA has been compiled for the description of English Astronomy writing between 1700 and 1900, from a synchronic and a diachronic perspective.
All text files are accompanied by a metadata file containing information about the text sampled and its author sociolinguistic background.

Compilers: Isabel Moskowich, Inés Lareo, Gonzalo Camiña Rioboo and Begoña Crespo
Time of compilation: 2003–2009
Period: 1700–1900
Size: extracts from 42 works
Language: EModE, LModE (scientific)
Project home page: www.udc.es/grupos/muste

Reference line and copyright

Moskowich, Isabel. 2012. CETA as a Tool for the Study of Modern Astronomy in English. In Moskowich, Isabel & Crespo García, Begoña (eds.) Astronomy ‘playne and simple’: The Writing of Science between 1700 and 1900. Amsterdam: John Benjamins (35–56).

Moskowich, Isabel; Crespo, Begoña (eds.) 2012. Astronomy ‘playne and simple’: The Writing of Science between 1700 and 1900. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. http://benjamins.com/#catalog/books/z.173/main

Manual

On CD, including the Coruña Corpus Tool (CCT) with some special characteristics.

Availability

On CD.

Associated projects

It is part of The Coruña Corpus of English Scientific Writing (CC)