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- De Gruyter 1994; US$ 182.00
The book provides a thorough and systematic description of the syntax of Old Occitan. The syntactic properties of the medieval language are illustrated through a wealth of examples chosen from a variety of texts, literary as well as non-literary: the "Boeci", the "Chanson de Sainte-Foi d'Agen", the "Chartes", the "Vie de Sainte Enimie", "Flamenca",... more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2013; US$ 95.00
First collective study of the Anglo-Norman prose chronicles, bringing out their essential characteristics, setting them in context, and showing their writers' aims and objectives. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 130.00
This translation, first published in 1992, presents one of the most memorable medieval ballads, largely because it contains a number of surprises and falsified expectations. Jaufre, the hero, arrives at the court of King Arthur with a total and naïve faith in the King and his ability to effect a total transformation in his followers by inducting... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 39.95
This work offers an edition and translation of some 30 poems by the trobairitz, a remarkable group of women poets from the twelfth and thirteenth centuries, who composed in the style and language of the troubadours. Introductory essays and notes by specialists in the field place the poems in literary, linguistic, historical, social and cultural contexts.... more...
- De Gruyter Mouton 2003; US$ 825.00
This series of HANDBOOKS OF LINGUISTICS AND COMMUNICATION SCIENCE is designed to illuminate a field which not only includes general linguistics and the study of linguistics as applied to specific languages, but also covers those more recent areas which have developed from the increasing body of research into the manifold forms of communicative action... more...
- De Gruyter 2009; US$ 168.00
The book contains papers presented at an international colloquium which has taken place at regular intervals (since 1985) and which is devoted to the contrasting study of the French language in Europe and Canada. In 2007 the focus was on the different varieties of French that can be observed in France and in Canada. Here specialists from... more...
- Les Presses de l'Université d'Ottawa 1998; US$ 16.99
Le manuscrit de Jacques Viger vient combler un vide dans la lexicographie canadienne-française du début du XIXe siècle. Journaliste, militaire, fonctionnaire, « historiomane » et archiviste infatigable, Viger fut le premier maire de Montréal ainsi que le premier président de la Société Saint-Jean Baptiste. Néologie canadienne est le seul lexique que... more...
- De Gruyter 2011; US$ 735.00
This standard introduction to the spoken romance languages, which has long been out of print, is now being released in an up-to-date and revised new edition. The topic ?spoken language? has developed into one of the most interesting fields of research ? and not only in linguistics. From linguistic theory-based preliminary observations on speech and... more...
- De Gruyter Mouton 2011; US$ 70.00
This dictionary of the Old Gascon language used in official documents deals with the lexis of South-Western France from the beginnings of written Gascon in the 11th century up to about 1300. The DAG is an onomasiological dictionary organising the vocabulary by subject groups. The emphasis is placed on the expressive means of medieval Gascon by bringing... more...