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Dialects. Provincialisms

  • Jaufre (Routledge Revivals)by Unknown; Arthur G. Ross

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    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...

  • Arbeitstechniken für Romanistenby Annette Gerstenberg

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 419.00

    This textbook provides students with a guide to writing independent, systematic, and reflective course papers. It offers assistance in the productive use of printed and electronic resources for developing and investigating research questions. The goal is to enable students toanalyze historical texts, voice recordings, and bodies of academic work even... 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...

  • The Transmission of Anglo-Normanby Richard Ingham

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2012; US$ 149.00

    This investigation contributes to issues in the study of second language transmission by considering the well-documented historical case of Anglo-Norman. Within a few generations of the establishment of this variety, its phonology diverged sharply from that of continental French, yet core syntactic distinctions continued to be reliably transmitted.... more...

  • Dictionnaire onomasiologique de l?ancien gascon (DAG). Fasicule 14by Nicoline Winkler; Tiana Shabafrouz; Jean-Pierre Chambon; Jean-Paul Chauveau; Thomas Field

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 63.00

    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...

  • Courts of Love, Castles of Hateby Aubrey Burl

    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...

  • Gesprochene Sprache in der Romaniaby Peter Koch; Wulf Oesterreicher

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 629.00

    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...

  • 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 the traditional bilingual dictionary. more...

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

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 147.00

    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...

  • Dictionary of Louisiana Frenchby Albert Valdman; Kevin J Rottet

    University Press of Mississippi 2009; US$ 38.00

    The Dictionary of Louisiana French (DLF) provides the richest inventory of French vocabulary in Louisiana and reflects precisely the speech of the period from 1930 to the present. This dictionary describes the current usage of French-speaking peoples in the five broad regions of South Louisiana: the coastal marshes, the banks of the Mississippi River,... more...