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The place of words : the Académie Française and its dictionary during an age of revolution

Author: Michael P Fitzsimmons
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2017
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael P Fitzsimmons
ISBN: 9780190644536 0190644532
OCLC Number: 1010494208
Description: 1 volume.
Contents: A Note on Usage and DatesIntroduction Part One - The Academie Francaise and its Dictionary under the Old RegimeChapter 1. The Founding of the Academie Francaise and its Development through the Late Seventeenth Century Chapter 2. The Academie and its Dictionaries under the Old Regime Part Two - The Academie Francaise during the French RevolutionChapter 3. The Academie and its Dictionary from the Beginning of the Revolution until the End of the Monarchy Chapter 4. An Orphaned Dictionary in Republican France Chapter 5. The Appearance of the Fifth Edition Part Three - Who Controls Language?Chapter 6. The Unexpected Appearance of a New Dictionary Chapter 7. The Fifth Edition Superseded Conclusion AcknowledgmentsNotesBibliography
Responsibility: Michael P. Fitzsimmons.

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Fitzsimmons delves deeply into the many intersections of politics and language in this absorbing study. * Peter Sokolowski, Dictionaries: Journal of the Dictionary Society of North America *

 
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