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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 85.00
This fourth edition of Colloquial Romanian has been completely updated to make learning Romanian easier and more enjoyable than ever before. Written by experienced teachers of Romanian, this course offers a step-by-step approach to spoken and written Romanian. No previous knowledge of the language is required. What makes this new edition... more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 168.00
This volume presents a cognitive-functional analysis of binominal quantifiers in Spanish. The leitmotiv underlying the case studies is the iconicity principle, i.e. the motivated, non-arbitrary nature of syntax. Conceptually-driven analogy is shown to be, diachronically, the triggering mechanism in the development of the construction and,... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 149.00
Western hemisphere varieties of Spanish and Portuguese show substantial similarity in the patterning of sociolinguistic variation and change. Caribbean and coastal dialects of Latin American Spanish share several variables with Brazilian Portuguese (e.g., deletion of coda –s, –r). These variables also show similar social distribution in... more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00
The study examines the connections between language and space, focusing on ?linguistic territoriality.? The author discusses the behavioral patterns of language communities, which manifest themselves in the appropriation and defense of ?language areas,? by illuminating conflict situations in Belgium, France, Switzerland, and Spain. more...
- Linkgua 2014; US$ 3.00
El Periquillo Sarniento is the first novel of entirely Latin American content. It was written in Mexico by José Joaquín Fernández de Lizardi in 1816. The book shows a marked neoclassical influence and moralizing pretensions. It tells the story of an old man who, in the face of impending death, writes a biographical text with tips for his children.... more...
- Linkgua 2010; US$ 4.76
Mariano José de Larra (Madrid, 1809-Madrid, 1837), España. Hijo de un médico del ejército francés, en 1813 tuvo que huir con su familia a ese país tras la retirada de las fuerzas bonapartistas expulsadas de la península. Como dato sorprendente cabe decir que a su regreso a España apenas hablaba castellano. Estudió en el colegio de los escolapios de... more...
- Linkgua 2010; US$ 4.76
Como poeta cortesano, fue autor de numerosas canciones; pero lo verdaderamente destacable de Jorge Manrique reside en sus Coplas, escritas tras la muerte de su padre, Rodrigo, y con motivo de ésta, por lo cual se les llama comúnmente Coplas a la muerte de su padre. En ellas, y superando los tópicos medievales de la poesía dedicada elogiosa o aduladoramente... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 34.95
This new edition of Practising French Grammar offers a set of varied and accessible exercises for developing a practical awareness of French as it is spoken and written today. The lively examples and authentic texts and cartoons have been updated to reflect current usage. A new companion website provides a wealth of additional interactive... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95
Long trusted as the most comprehensive, up-to-date and user-friendly grammar available, French Grammar and Usage is a complete guide to French as it is written and spoken today. It includes clear descriptions of all the main grammatical phenomena of French, and their use, illustrated by numerous examples taken from contemporary French, and distinguishes... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2015; US$ 149.00
Typologically-close languages such as French and Spanish share many typological universals and macroparametric options but display different microparametric options as well as obvious and subtle morphological, syntactic and processing differences. This counterposed situation that we conceptualize as typological similarity versus typological proximity... more...