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The romance languages

Author: Rebecca Posner
Publisher: Cambridge Cambridge University Press 1996.
Series: Cambridge language surveys.
Edition/Format:   Print book   Archival Material : EnglishView all editions and formats

This comprehensive survey examines the Romance languages from a wide variety of perspectives. Rebecca Posner's analysis combines philological expertise with insights drawn from modern theoretical  Read more...


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Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Rebecca Posner
ISBN: 0521281393 9780521281393 0521236541 9780521236546
OCLC Number: 431702928
Description: XVII, 376 p., 5 p. de mapas 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction; Part I. The Similarities: 1. What is a Romance language I; 2. What is a Romance language II; 3. Latin and Romance; 4. Convergence, inter-influence and parallel development; Part II. The Differences: 5. How many Romance languages?; 6. When did the Romance languages differentiate?; 7. How did the Romance languages differentiate?; 8. Sociolinguistic factors.
Series Title: Cambridge language surveys.
Responsibility: Rebecca Posner.


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"...this book will undoubtedly take its place among the major works of synthesis on Romance languages." Suzanne Fleischman, Anthropological Linguistics "...Posner's The Romance Languages is a work Read more...

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