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- Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 1984; US$ 18.71
Lhistoire du fait français en Amérique du Nord, cest dabord celle de la langue maternelle de nos ancêtres et de leur descendance immédiate. Dans une Nouvelle-France qui ne parlait par encore français, lenjeu de la langue maternelle est au cur du rapport de force qui gouverne les parlers et les... more...
- Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 1987; US$ 5.25
Le présent ouvrage intéressera le chercheur-étudiant de linguistique, de sociologie ou danthropologie, avide des méthodes danalyse rigoureuse dans le traitement des données ainsi que le spécialiste dans son désir de vérifier la vraisemblance des principales notions caractérisant la sociolinguistique... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2004; US$ 188.00
This is the first book on the acquisition of Spanish that provides a state-of-the-art comprehensive overview of Spanish morphosyntactic development in monolingual and bilingual situations. Its content is organized around key grammatical themes that form the empirical base of research in generative grammar: nominal and verbal inflectional morphology,... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2009; US$ 143.00
Pompeu Fabra (1868-1948) is renowned as the person who reformed and codified modern Catalan, giving it the condition of a normativised language of culture that proved fit to meet all the challenges of the twentieth century. The context in which he worked was defined by the ideology and momentum of a dynamic Catalan nationalism emerging out of the nineteenth-century... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2009; US$ 135.00
In this work, the Spanish copulae ser and estar are argued to be aspectual morphemes. Their binary opposition reflects the universal aspectual values [±Perfective], which are the same ones overtly expressed by the preterite and imperfect past tense forms in Spanish. It can therefore be shown that different types of states, just like different types... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2005; US$ 180.00
The C-ORAL-ROM book and DVD provide a unique set of comparable corpora of spontaneous speech for the main Romance languages, French, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish. The corpora are accompanied by comparative linguistic studies, models and standard linguistic measures of spoken language variability. Each corpus is built to the same design using... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2007; US$ 158.00
Negation has always been and still is a central topic in typological studies and theoretical research. Its centrality shows itself in the fact that it is not restricted to a given linguistic field but compasses the whole domain of linguistic studies. Very often, works on negation are brought about in a one-sided perspective which excludes other points... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2006; US$ 165.00
This is the first of two volumes emanating from the Linguistic Symposium on Romance Languages held at the University of Texas at Austin in February 2005. It features the keynote address delivered by Denis Bouchard on exaptation and linguistic explanation, as well as seventeen contributions by emerging and internationally recognized scholars of Spanish,... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2006; US$ 158.00
This is the second of two volumes emanating from the Linguistic Symposium on Romance Languages held at the University of Texas at Austin in February 2005. It features the keynote addresses delivered by Prof. Jacques Durand on the Phonology of Contemporary French Project and Prof. John Charles Smith on skeuomorphy and refunctionalization. It also... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1995; US$ 180.00
The Stylistique comparée du français et de l?anglais has become a standard text in the French-speaking world for the study of comparative stylistics and the training of translators. This updated, first English edition makes Vinay & Darbelnet's classic methodology of translation available to a wider readership. The translation-oriented contrastive... more...