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Ernst, Gerhard; Gle▀gen, Martin-Dietrich; Schmitt, Christian; Schweickard, Wolfgang: Romanische Sprachgeschichte / Histoire linguistique de la Romania. 3. TeilbandDe Gruyter 2009; US$ 769.00
With regards to historical linguistics, the study of Romance languages enjoys the privilege of a long documentation history, which, with Latin as its basis, dates back almost three thousand years. This long tradition makes it possible to analyze nearly every language-historical aspect, as well as to develop methods and test theories without having... more...
Ernst, Gerhard; Gle▀gen, Martin-Dietrich; Schmitt, Christian; Schweickard, Wolfgang: Romanische Sprachgeschichte / Histoire linguistique de la Romania. 2. TeilbandDe Gruyter 2006; US$ 783.00
Drawing upon the long documentation history, this book describes the systematic nature of spoken and written language in the Romance language area, and determines the conditionality of such human behavior due to regional, social and situational conformities. It is published in German and French. more...
Ernst, Gerhard; Gle▀gen, Martin-Dietrich; Schmitt, Christian; Schweickard, Wolfgang: Romanische Sprachgeschichte / Histoire linguistique de la Romania. 1. TeilbandDe Gruyter 2003; US$ 783.00
This series of HANDBOOKS OF LINGUISTICS AND COMMUNICATION SCIENCE is designed to illuminate a field which not only includes general linguistics and the study of linguistics as applied to specific languages, but also covers those more recent areas which have developed from the increasing body of research into the manifold forms of communicative action... more...
- Multilingual Matters 2007; US$ 74.95
Aims to find out whether French, one of the great languages of the world, is in crisis or not. This book traces the history and development of language defence in France and examines the sometimes contradictory attitudes of French people to their beloved language. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95
Substantially revised and updated, this is the third edition of a highly popular book which has been helping students for decades. It provides a sound base of linguistic competence upon which students can build with confidence. Comprises twelve thematic modules each including a relevant and contemporary text based on an aspect of French life and culture,... more...
- 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...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 100.00
An in depth examination of linguistic variation and change as a reflection of social convergence in the major French-speaking countries of Europe - France, Belgium and Switzerland. Considered in the context of linguistic levelling the book provides a detailed account of recent social and linguistic change in European French. more...