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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 91.00
Claudie Paye rekonstruiert anhand von Polizeiakten das Zusammenleben von Deutschen und Franzosen im napoleonischen Modellstaat Westphalen. Neben der Kommunikation untersucht sie auch das Sprachbewusstsein der Zeitgenossen und die Sprachpolitik. Dabei geht sie den Fragen nach, ob die deutsch-französische Sprachbarriere maßgeblich war, wer »der französischen... more...
- 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...
- De Gruyter 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...
- 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 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...
- 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...