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  • Social and Stylistic Variation in Spoken Frenchby Nigel Armstrong

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2001; US$ 165.00

    Many of the assumptions of Labovian sociolinguistics are based on results drawn from US and UK English, Latin American Spanish and Canadian French. Sociolinguistic variation in the French of France has been rather little studied compared to these languages. This volume is the first examination and exploration of variation in French that studies in... more...

  • Sociolinguistic Variation in Contemporary Frenchby Kate Beeching; Nigel Armstrong; Françoise Gadet

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2009; US$ 149.00

    Divided into three main sections on Phonology, Syntax and Semantics, this new volume on variation in French aims to provide a snapshot of the state of sociolinguistic research inside and outside metropolitan France. From a diatopic perspective, varieties in France, Belgium, Switzerland, Africa and Canada are considered, mainly with respect to phonological... more...

  • Sociolinguistic Variation in Seventeenth-Century Franceby Wendy Ayres-Bennett

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 36.00

    A systematic study of sociolinguistic variation in seventeenth-century France. more...

  • Speech and Sociability at French Urban Marketplacesby Jacqueline Lindenfeld

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1990; US$ 149.00

    This study is both particularistic and generalizing. At one level it can be seen as an investigation of French urban marketplaces as systems of communication, with a microscopic examination of verbal interaction and sociability patterns in a specific cultural setting. At another level it constitutes an attempt to show some relationships between the... more...

  • Speech and Thought Presentation in Frenchby Sophie Marnette

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2005; US$ 203.00

    This book analyses and describes Speech and Thought Presentation (S&TP) in French from a broad theoretical perspective, building bridges between linguistic, stylistic and narratological frameworks that have until now been developed separately. It combines the French théorie de l?énonciation and different Anglo-Saxon approaches of reported discourse... more...

  • Theoretical Morphology of the French Verbby James Foley

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1979; US$ 165.00

    The analysis of French verbs presented in this monograph is neither a synchronic nor a diachronic description, but rather a theoretical achronic analysis whose goal is the explanation of the historical phonetic development of the French verb in terms of changes in the underlying abstract morphological forms. One of the basic premises of this book is... more...

  • Theorien und Methoden der romanischen Sprachwissenschaftby Daniela Pirazzini

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 35.00

    This book provides a novel introduction to the theories and methods of Romance linguistics. Seven units trace thedevelopment ofRomance linguistics up to the present day. The presentation is organized along the lines of different theories, questions, and methods. This book is intended for undergraduate students in Romance languages. more...

  • Topic, Antitopic and Verb Agreement in Non-Standard Frenchby Knud Lambrecht

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1981; US$ 102.00

    The author describes and explains the syntactic and pragmatic properties of the nominal and pronominal elements in sentences of the types Ces Romains ils sont fous and Ils sont fous, ces Romains , which, in spite of their frequent occurrence, have so far received little attention among linguists and grammarians. He argues that far from having the... 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...

  • Verb ? Satz ? Zeitby Gabriele Beck

    De Gruyter 1987; US$ 140.00

    Verb ? Satz ? Zeit Zur temporalen Struktur der Verben im Französischen more...