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- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 33.95
Do you know Latin American Spanish already and want to go a stage further? If you're planning a visit to South America, need to brush up your Latin American Spanish for work, or are simply doing a course, Colloquial Spanish of Latin America 2 is the ideal way to refresh your knowledge of the language and extend your skills. Colloquial Spanish... more...
- Oxford University Press, UK 2005; US$ 198.99
This is the most comprehensive account of Catalan phonology ever published. Approaching the subject a pragmatic version of orthodox Optimality Theory it describes the Spanish and French dialects of Catalan and the social and stylistic variations within them. This is likely to be the standard account of its subject for many years. - ;This is the most... more...
- De Gruyter 2011; US$ 140.00
This book aims to disseminate at an international level a set of innovative studies whose descriptive and applied point of reference is the Catalan language. The volume constitutes a significant contribution to the field of intercultural pragmatics and also to a broad range of grammatical and cognitive issues which have been approached from the pragmatic... more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2010; US$ 90.00
This study examines Sergi Belbel as playwright, director [and translator] of plays from many lands, and Artistic Director of the National Theatre of Catalonia. It looks too at the film adaptations of his work by Ventura Pons, and concludes with an analysis of the reception of his plays at home and abroad. more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2011; US$ 99.00
This book is a thoroughly researched and documented study of Catalan literature under the Franco regime. The author focuses on four important post-Civil War novels: 'Incerta glória' by Joan Sales, 'El Testament' by Xavier Benguerel, 'Laia' by Salvador Espriu, and 'Tino Costa' by Sebastià Juan Arbó. It... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2013; US$ 143.00
This selection of the verse of Valencian poet Vicent Andres Estelles (1924-1993) is accompanied by a translation into English from the original Catalan. The format of an innovative dialogue with classical authors ? a cornerstone of Estellesian expression ? constitutes an ingenious invocation and parodic commentary on the output and ethos of the Latin... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2013; US$ 135.00
These new translations of Bernat Metgeâ??s Libre de Fortuna e PrudÃ¨ncia (1381) into Spanish (verse) and English (prose) make this key early work by 14th-century Cataloniaâ??s most challenging writer available to the wider audience it has longed deserved. As with Metgeâ??s masterwork, Lo somni (The Dream), recently translated by Cortijo OcaÃ±a and... more...
- Channel View Publications 2013; US$ 20.00
This book presents a comprehensive picture of languages and schools in Catalan-speaking countries, making much of the information available in English for the first time. The chapters examine multiple aspects of the language situation in these countries, including: the recovery of Catalan in schools; the position and status of the majority languages... more...
- De Gruyter 2008; US$ 126.00
Youth media present socio-cultural tendencies which young people reflect in their language and thus often set linguistic trends. Or does it work the other way round? In either case, there is a close connection between youth culture and youth language, which in Catalonia is heightened by the encounter between two languages and cultures, Spanish and... more...