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- Oxford University Press, UK 2005; US$ 198.99
This is the most comprehensive account of Catalan phonology ever published. Approaching the subject a pragmatic version of orthodox Optimality Theory it describes the Spanish and French dialects of Catalan and the social and stylistic variations within them. This is likely to be the standard account of its subject for many years. - ;This is the most... more...
- De Gruyter 2011; US$ 154.00
This book aims to disseminate at an international level a set of innovative studies whose descriptive and applied point of reference is the Catalan language. The volume constitutes a significant contribution to the field of intercultural pragmatics and also to a broad range of grammatical and cognitive issues which have been approached from the pragmatic... more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 112.00
Sincetheir first publication in 1593, the beauty and complexity of the verses by Valencian poet Ausiàs March have constituted a challenge forhis readers. This study presents an in-depth analysis of the poet?s languagethat usesan innovative methodology in the field of literary studies: the analysis of word combinations ? collocations ?with the support... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2013; US$ 143.00
This selection of the verse of Valencian poet Vicent Andres Estelles (1924-1993) is accompanied by a translation into English from the original Catalan. The format of an innovative dialogue with classical authors ? a cornerstone of Estellesian expression ? constitutes an ingenious invocation and parodic commentary on the output and ethos of the Latin... more...
- Channel View Publications 2013; US$ 20.00
This book presents a comprehensive picture of languages and schools in Catalan-speaking countries, making much of the information available in English for the first time. The chapters examine multiple aspects of the language situation in these countries, including: the recovery of Catalan in schools; the position and status of the majority languages... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2013; US$ 135.00
These new translations of Bernat Metge?s Libre de Fortuna e Prudència (1381) into Spanish (verse) and English (prose) make this key early work by 14th-century Catalonia?s most challenging writer available to the wider audience it has longed deserved. As with Metge?s masterwork, Lo somni (The Dream), recently translated by Cortijo Ocaña and Elisabeth... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 35.95
Colloquial Catalan provides a step-by-step course in Catalan as it is written and spoken today. Combining a user-friendly approach with a thorough treatment of the language, it equips learners with the essential skills needed to communicate confidently and effectively in Catalan in a broad range of situations. No prior knowledge of the language... more...
- De Gruyter 2008; US$ 133.00
Youth media present socio-cultural tendencies which young people reflect in their language and thus often set linguistic trends. Or does it work the other way round? In either case, there is a close connection between youth culture and youth language, which in Catalonia is heightened by the encounter between two languages and cultures, Spanish and... more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2011; US$ 99.00
A thoroughly researched and documented study of Catalan literature under the Franco regime, focussed on several key post-Civil War novels and their authors. more...