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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 290.00
This book makes accessible the major structural features of the dialects of Italy and emphasises the importance of a detailed understanding of the dialects for issues in general linguistic theory. Selected contents include: * Phonology * Morphology * Syntax * Lexis * The Dialect Areas * Sociolinguistics of Dialects Contributors: Paola Benica;... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 37.00
The first systematic study of sociolinguistic variation in seventeenth-century France. Drawing on a range of case studies, it makes available new data about linguistic variation in this period, showing the wealth and variety of language usage at a time considered to be the most 'standardizing' in the history of French. more...
- McGraw-Hill 2003; US$ 13.95
New reading series brings foreign language acquisition into the 21st century. While the world produces more and more reading material each year, from magazines to newspapers to websites, why are most language learners still relying on contrived texts and classic literature for language acquisition? Providing entertaining contemporary texts in the original... more...
- Multilingual Matters 2007; US$ 74.95
Aims to find out whether French, one of the great languages of the world, is in crisis or not. This book traces the history and development of language defence in France and examines the sometimes contradictory attitudes of French people to their beloved language. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 115.00
The author questions the status quo in Romance linguistics. The Ergative/Unaccusative syntactic approach has been accepted as the orthodox analytical paradigm. He re-examines both the theoretical imperative and the empirical evidence for that approach, drawing on a large amount of new and surprising data from Italian, Spanish, French and Catalan. more...
- MobileReference.com 2007; US$ 19.99
Boost Your grades with comprehensive Spanish Language study guide. Clear and concise explanations. Search for words or phrases. Add Bookmarks. Text annotation and mark-up. Access the guide anytime, anywhere - at home, on the train, in the subway. Use your down time to prepare for an exam. Always have the guide available for a quick reference. Table... more...
- Walter de Gruyter, Inc. 2008; US$ 109.00
The Yearbook is devoted to linguistic problems in Europe, especially to the linguistic prerequisites and consequences of economic and political integration. Each volume deals with a particular topic, but also contains book reviews, reports on sociolinguistic research in individual countries and a bibliography with comprehensive information on new sociolinguistic... more...
- De Gruyter 2008; US$ 307.00
Paul Videsott examines the fate of the vernacular non-literary written language in Northern Italy from its first appearance up to 1525 (the year of publication of P. Bembo?s Prose della volgar lingua ). For this, he undertakes a scriptological and scriptometric analysis of 1165 non-literary Old North Italian texts with a total of 558,892 words from... more...
Ernst, Gerhard; Gle▀gen, Martin-Dietrich; Schmitt, Christian; Schweickard, Wolfgang: Romanische Sprachgeschichte / Histoire linguistique de la Romania. 3. TeilbandDe Gruyter 2009; US$ 769.00
With regards to historical linguistics, the study of Romance languages enjoys the privilege of a long documentation history, which, with Latin as its basis, dates back almost three thousand years. This long tradition makes it possible to analyze nearly every language-historical aspect, as well as to develop methods and test theories without having... more...