The Resource French

French

Label
French
Title
French
Creator
Language
eng
Summary
Written as a text, this book looks at the external history of French from its Latin origins to the present day through some of the analytical frameworks developed by contemporary sociolinguistics. French is one of the most highly standardized of the world's languages and the author invites us to see the language as heterogenous, rather than a monolithic entity, using the model proposed by E. Haugen as a useful comparative grid to plot the development of standardization. After an introductory section which examines the dialectalization of Latin in Gaul, the four central chapters of the book are constructed around the basic processes invoved in standardization as identified by Haugen: the selection of norms, the elaboration of function, codification and acceptance. The concluding chapter deals with language variability and the wide gulf that has now developed between French used for formal purposes and that used in everyday speech, with particular reference to Occitan speaking regions.; Emphasizing the ordinary speakers of the language, rather than the statesmen or great authors as agents of change, the book combines a traditional history of the language' approach with a sociolinguistic framework to provide a broad and comparative overview of the problem of language standardization
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lodge, R. Anthony
Dewey number
440.9
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Label
French
Link
https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/crkn/detail.action?docID=5292764
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Book Cover -- Title -- Copyright -- CONTENTS -- 1 VARIATION, CHANGE AND STANDARDS -- 2 THE LATINISATION OF GAUL -- 3 THE DIALECTALISATION OF GALLO-ROMANCE -- 4 SELECTION OF NORMS -- 5 ELABORATION OF FUNCTION -- 6 CODIFICATION -- 7 ACCEPTANCE -- 8 MAINTENANCE OF THE STANDARD -- Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (296 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780203158142
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2018. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC5292764
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL5292764
  • (CaONFJC)MIL40843
  • (OCoLC)1027175232
Label
French
Link
https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/crkn/detail.action?docID=5292764
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Book Cover -- Title -- Copyright -- CONTENTS -- 1 VARIATION, CHANGE AND STANDARDS -- 2 THE LATINISATION OF GAUL -- 3 THE DIALECTALISATION OF GALLO-ROMANCE -- 4 SELECTION OF NORMS -- 5 ELABORATION OF FUNCTION -- 6 CODIFICATION -- 7 ACCEPTANCE -- 8 MAINTENANCE OF THE STANDARD -- Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (296 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780203158142
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2018. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC5292764
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL5292764
  • (CaONFJC)MIL40843
  • (OCoLC)1027175232

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