Download PDF by Peter Rickard: A History of the French Language

By Peter Rickard

ISBN-10: 041510887X

ISBN-13: 9780415108874

ISBN-10: 1138835013

ISBN-13: 9781138835016

This well-established and renowned publication offers scholars with the entire linguistic historical past they wish for learning any interval of French literature. For the second one version the textual content has been revised and up to date all through, and the 2 ultimate chapters on modern French, and its place as a global language, were thoroughly rewritten. beginning with a quick description of the Vulgar Latin spoken in Gaul, and the earliest recorded kinds of French, Peter Rickard strains the advance of the language during the later heart a long time and Renaissance to teach the way it grew to become standardized in a close to glossy shape within the 17th and eighteenth centuries.

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