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  • Dictionary of Arabic and Allied Loanwordsby Frederico Corriente

    BRILL 2008; US$ 278.00

    A survey of Arabic and allied loanwords in Western languages is a first-rate tool to asses the impact of Islamic factors in the emergence and background of Western civilization. The Romance languages of the Iberian Peninsula are in an ideal position for this kind of research, considering the length and strength of Muslim states on its soil. more...

  • Troubadours and Ironyby Simon Gaunt

    Cambridge University Press 1989; US$ 28.00

    Troubadours and Irony re-examines the work of five early troubadours. more...

  • Subjectivity in Troubadour Poetryby Sarah Kay

    Cambridge University Press 1990; US$ 42.00

    This book studies the first-person position adopted by many of the medieval troubadours of southern France in its relation to language and society. more...

  • Französisch in Louisianaby Sarah Breitkopf

    Diplomica Verlag 2009; US$ 34.56

    Im vorliegenden Buch werden die vom nordamerikanischen Bundesstaat Louisiana betriebene Sprachpolitik und von intellektuellen Akteuren, wie z.B. Schriftstellern, ausgehende Sprachpflege bezüglich der im Land verbreiteten Varietäten des Französischen dargestellt. Hierbei liegt der Schwerpunkt auf dem Zeitraum von der Gründung der staatlichen Organisation... more...

  • Romanische Sprachgeschichte / Histoire linguistique de la Romania. 3. Teilbandby

    De Gruyter Mouton 2009; US$ 811.00

    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...

  • Introduction. Cahier des normes rédactionelles. Morphologie. Abréviations et siglesby Ana Maria Cano González; Jean Germain; Dieter Kremer

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 391.00

    The initially published volume (Vol. II/1) of the Dictionary of Romance Anthroponymy appeared in 2004. In the form of articles modelled on those of the major etymological dictionaries, it lists personal names in the Romance languages from the Middle Ages to the present, in line with a classification system devised in the framework of the PatRom project.... more...

  • Empire du sacre québécoisby Clément Legaré; André Bougaief

    Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 1984; US$ 6.00

    À l’aide des plus récents développements de la sémiotique et de la linguistique, les auteurs exposent la problématique du sacre qu’ils définissent comme un juron, distinct du blasphème, de la malédiction, de l’imprécation, du serment et de l’invocation. more...

  • Le choc des patois en Nouvelle-Franceby Philippe Barbaud

    Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 1984; US$ 18.71

    L’histoire du fait français en Amérique du Nord, c’est d’abord celle de la langue maternelle de nos ancêtres et de leur descendance immédiate. Dans une Nouvelle-France qui ne parlait par encore français, l’enjeu de la langue maternelle est au cœur du rapport de force qui gouverne les parlers et les... more...

  • La variation sociolinguistiqueby Claude Tousignant

    Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 1987; US$ 5.25

    Le présent ouvrage intéressera le chercheur-étudiant de linguistique, de sociologie ou d’anthropologie, avide des méthodes d’analyse rigoureuse dans le traitement des données ainsi que le spécialiste dans son désir de vérifier la vraisemblance des principales notions caractérisant la sociolinguistique... more...

  • For to Speke Frenche Trewelyby Douglas A. Kibbee

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1991; US$ 165.00

    The first grammatical descriptions of the French language were produced in England, several centuries before the first grammar written in French (but also several centuries after the Norman Conquest). This book describes the status of French in England during the period from the marriage of Emma of Normandy to thelred (1004) to the fixing of a (relatively)... more...