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- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 143.00
Semantic neologisms contribute to renewing and enlarging the capacity of expression and communicating resources of languages. They usually help speakers to make their descriptions more powerful and their speech more effective. However, neologisms related to semantic change are rather difficult to detect by automatic procedures, because changes in meaning... more...
- Linkgua 2014; US$ 4.00
It is significant that among the romances burned by the priest in Don Quixote, Cervantes saved Amadís de Gaula , Palmerín de Inglaterra , and Tirant lo Blanc , which he calls "the best book in the world." Tirant lo Blanc was written at a time when the tradition of medieval knights was in decline, and by a writer-knight also somewhat anachronistic.... 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...
- 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... 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$ 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...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2012; US$ 299.00
L’estudi de les expressions binominals en Curial e Güelfa mostra que aquelles on s’havia combinat un xenisme amb una glossa en català/valencià, cosa feta sovint per traductors, són molt rares. Les combinacions de mots més o menys sinònims per raons estilístiques són més freqüents, però... more...
- De Vecchi Ediciones 2012; US$ 3.88
Escribir correctamente en catalán es posible y está al alcance de su mano. Todas las dudas que se le puedan plantear hallarán respuesta en este libro, que recoge los aspectos fundamentales de la ortografía de la lengua catalana: pronunciación y escritura, reglas de ortografía, acentuación, formación de las palabras... Esta ortografía ha sido ideada... more...
- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 168.00
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... more...