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Enjambment Detection in a Large Diachronic Corpus of Spanish Sonnets

Pablo Ruiz; Clara Isabel Martínez Cantón; Thierry Poibeau; Elena Gonzalez-Blanco;
Open Access English
  • Published: 04 Aug 2017
  • Publisher: HAL CCSD
International audience; Enjambment takes place when a syntactic unit is broken up across two lines of poetry, giving rise to different stylistic effects. In Spanish literary studies, there are unclear points about the types of stylistic effects that can arise, and under which linguistic conditions. To systematically gather evidence about this, we developed a system to automatically identify enjambment (and its type) in Spanish. For evaluation, we manually annotated a reference corpus covering different periods. As a scholarly corpus to apply the tool, from public HTML sources we created a diachronic corpus covering four centuries of sonnets (3750 poems), and we ...
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free text keywords: enjambment, enjambment detection, distant reading, Digital Humanities, [INFO.INFO-CL]Computer Science [cs]/Computation and Language [cs.CL], [SHS.LITT]Humanities and Social Sciences/Literature, [ SHS.LITT ] Humanities and Social Sciences/Literature, [ INFO.INFO-CL ] Computer Science [cs]/Computation and Language [cs.CL], Literatura, Literatura, Enjambment, Art, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Poetry, Literature, business.industry, business, Sonnet, Literary criticism, Linguistics, Syntax
Funded by
Poetry Standardization and Linked Open Data
  • Funder: European Commission (EC)
  • Project Code: 679528
  • Funding stream: H2020 | ERC | ERC-STG
Social Science and Humanities
Digital Humanities and Cultural Heritage
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