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- 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 naďve faith in the King and his ability to effect a total transformation in his followers by inducting... 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...
- 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...
- De Gruyter 1996; US$ 133.00
The volume contains a selection of the papers given at an international conference organized in 1995 on the application of new theories and description methods to the lexicological analysis and lexicographic description of the Romance languages, with special reference to French and Italian. Central subjects are: the fine-honing and reformulation... more...
- Diplomica Verlag 2009; US$ 31.74
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...
- 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...
- The History Press 2011; US$ 29.15
The figure of the Troubadour combines the ideals of knighthood with the inspiration of the poet and musician and created a cultural explosion which influenced the whole course of Western art and civilisation. Burl traces the story from the birth of the first Troubadour in 1071 to the execution of the last Cathar Good Man in 1231 and the close of the... more...
- 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... more...
- 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...