Troublesome as it may seem, you would probably still need to check with the
copyright holders for your project.
For what it's worth.
P. Timothy Ervin
Yasuda Women's University
> My question concerns getting copyrights for the texts. In talking with a
> person at the granting agency they indicated that it would probably be
> necessary to get written permission from the publishers of each of the 122
> texts on the corpus. I myself wonder if this is really necessary or
> feasible, however, because of a number of factors, e.g.: