11.386 Concordances

Humanist Discussion Group (humanist@kcl.ac.uk)
Sat, 8 Nov 1997 17:01:25 +0000 (GMT)

Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 11, No. 386.
Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London

[1] From: Paul groves <paul.groves@computing- (23)
Subject: Re: 11.381 Concordances

[2] From: Wendell Piez <marcus@lab.com> (9)
Subject: Re: 11.381 Concordances

Date: Thu, 6 Nov 1997 16:51:30 +0000 (GMT)
From: Paul groves <paul.groves@computing-services.oxford.ac.uk>
Subject: Re: 11.381 Concordances

> Date: Mon, 3 Nov 1997 16:19:23 GMT
> From: Nelson Hilton <nhilton@english.uga.edu>
> >
> [Forwarded with thanks to Dr. Nelson Hilton from H-CLC]:
> One of the reasons for my own not posting anything of late is a seeming
> mountain of labor to bring forth two mousy little Perl scripts for an
> on-line concordance to Blake (www.english.uga.edu/Blake_Concordance).
> Very primitive stuff--just string look up and an option for three lines of
> context (which takes forever)

Have you seen the Blake concordances at:




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Date: Thu, 06 Nov 1997 17:23:13 -0500
From: Wendell Piez <marcus@lab.com>
Subject: Re: 11.381 Concordances

While not quite TACT in terms of functionality, the concordancing
program MonoConc is quite nice, runs in Windows on plain text files,
handles fairly copious libraries at once (it was developed with
linguists in mind), and is intuitive and configurable by the user for
wildcards and such. Check it out: Athelstan software, at


(You can download a demo from the site).

--Wendell Piez

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