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  • Syntaxe de l'ancien occitanby Frede Jensen

    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...

  • Reimagining History in Anglo-Norman Prose Chroniclesby John Spence

    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...

  • Jaufre: An Occitan Arthurian Romanceby Ross G. Arthur

    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...

  • Romanistisches Jahrbuch 2004by Andreas Kablitz

    Walter de Gruyter, Inc. 2005; US$ 207.00

    Das Romanistische Jahrbuch (RJb) ist das einzige Jahrbuch, das regelmaig uber die Vertretung der romanistischen Sprach-, Literatur- und Kulturwissenschaft an den Universitaten Deutschlands und Osterreichs informiert und neben den angenommenen Dissertationen und Habilitationen auch die an deutschsprachigen Universitaten in Bearbeitung befindlichen Dissertationsprojekte... more...

  • Songs of the Women Troubadoursby Matilda Tomaryn Bruckner; Laurie Shepard; Sarah White

    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...

  • A Sociolinguistic History of Parisian Frenchby R. Anthony Lodge

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 38.00

    This book examines the interlinked history of Parisian speech and the Parisian population. more...

  • Romanische Sprachgeschichte / Histoire linguistique de la Romania. 1. Teilbandby

    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...

  • Français du Canada - Français de France VIIIby Beatrice Bagola; Hans - Josef Niederehe

    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 Canada, France... more...

  • Néologie canadienne de Jacques Vigerby Jacques Viger; Suzelle Blais; André Lapierre

    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...

  • The Routledge Dictionary of Cultural References in Modern Frenchby Michael Mould

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 50.95

    The Routledge Dictionary of Cultural References in Modern French reveals the hidden cultural dimension of contemporary French, as used in the press, going beyond the limited and purely lexical approach of traditional bilingual dictionaries. Even foreign learners of French who possess a good level of French often have difficulty in fully understanding... more...