Guest speaker classifications for a corpus linguistic study of Desert Island Discs, by Smith and Waters (2018)
datasetposted on 26.01.2018, 16:59 by Nicholas Smith, Cathleen Waters
This file lists guest speakers who were sampled in a study by Nicholas Smith and Cathleen Waters of language use in the BBC Radio show Desert Island Discs. Speaker classifications by sex, age, occupation and education categories are given for three periods: early 1980s, late 1980s and early 2000s. Also included is the start time of each recording sampled. The research is to be published in ICAME Journal in May 2018. Article title: 'From broadcast archive to language corpus: Designing and investigating a sociohistorical corpus from Desert Island Discs'.