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A history of French language through texts

Author: Wendy Ayres-Bennett
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 1996.
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This new history of the French language allows the reader to see how the language has evolved for themselves. It combines texts and extracts with a readable and detailed commentary.


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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Ayres-Bennett, Wendy.
History of the French language through texts.
London ; New York : Routledge, 1996
(DLC) 95031812
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Wendy Ayres-Bennett
ISBN: 0203986733 9780203986738 9780415100007 0415100003 9781134856589 113485658X 9781134856626 1134856628 9781134856633 1134856636 9786610139163 6610139164
OCLC Number: 230743845
Language Note: In English with some French text.
Description: 1 online resource (vi, 303 pages) : illustrations, facsimiles, map
Contents: 1. The language of the earliest texts (AD 842 to the end of the 11th century) --
2. The 'heyday' of Old French (French in the 12th and 13th centuries) --
3. Middle French (French in the 14th and 15th centuries) --
4. Renaissance French (French in the 16th century) --
5. Classical and Neo-Classical French (French in the 17th and 18th centuries up to the Revolution) --
6. Modern French (from the Revolution to the present day).
Responsibility: Wendy Ayres-Bennett.


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