Studies in Variation, Contacts and Change in English
Volume 14

Principles and Practices for the Digital Editing and Annotation of Diachronic Data

Edited by Anneli Meurman-Solin, Research Unit for Variation, Contacts and Change in English (VARIENG), and Jukka Tyrkkö, University of Tampere

Publication date: 2013

Table of contents

Meurman-Solin, Anneli & Jukka Tyrkkö

Part I: On the evolution of three major corpus projects in English historical linguistics

Rissanen, Matti & Jukka Tyrkkö
The Helsinki Corpus of English Texts (HC) (see abstract)

Nevala, Minna & Arja Nurmi
The Corpora of Early English Correspondence (CEEC400) (see abstract)

Taavitsainen, Irma & Päivi Pahta
The Corpus of Early English Medical Writing (1375–1800) – a register-specific diachronic corpus for studying the history of scientific writing (see abstract)

Part II: Material features in manuscripts. Correspondence and trial proceedings in focus

Meurman-Solin, Anneli
Visual prosody in manuscript letters in the study of syntax and discourse (see abstract)

Walker, Terry & Merja Kytö
Features of layout and other visual effects in the source manuscripts of An Electronic Text Edition of Depositions 1560–1760 (ETED) (see abstract)

Sairio, Anni & Minna Nevala
Social dimensions of layout in eighteenth-century letters and letter-writing manuals (see abstract)

Meurman-Solin, Anneli
Features of layout in sixteenth- and seventeenth-century Scottish letters (see abstract)

Part III: Paratextual properties in early printed title-pages

McConchie, R. W.
Some reflections on Early Modern printed title-pages (see abstract)

Ratia, Maura
Investigating genre through title-pages: Plague treatises of the Stuart period in focus (see abstract)

Part IV: New approaches to digital editing

Honkapohja, Alpo
Manuscript abbreviations in Latin and English: History, typologies and how to tackle them in encoding (see abstract)

Meurman-Solin, Anneli
Taxonomisation of features of visual prosody (see abstract)

Claridge, Claudia
From page to screen: The relevance of encoded visual features in the Lampeter Corpus (see abstract)

Tyrkkö, Jukka, Ville Marttila & Carla Suhr
The Culpeper Project: Digital editing of title-pages (see abstract)

Technical note

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