What's new at the Textual Optics Lab

  • 12/1/20: We have updated the US Novel Corpus with metadata on genre, which we produced with machine learning classification using Library of Congress tags as training data. You can read about this process on our blog.
  • 11/19: We have just released the Russian Drama Corpus, a collection of plays published between the 18th and 20th century.
  • 4/19: We are happy to announce the release of the Deutsches Text Archiv, a collection of German texts from the 1600s to 1900.
  • 11/18: The Texual Optics Lab is happy to announce the release of two early American collections: the EVANS-TCP collection, and the American Archives collection.
  • 11/18: The Textual Optics Lab is happy to announce the release of several new black writing collections: the Black Drama collection, and the Black Writing and Thought collection.
  • 5/18: Textual Optics Lab website is going live!