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LINGUIST List 18.787

Wed Mar 14 2007

Books: Historical Ling/Lexicography/Text&Corpus Ling: Smith

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        1.    Philipp Waelle, The Influence of French on Eighteenth-Century Literary Russian: Smith


Message 1: The Influence of French on Eighteenth-Century Literary Russian: Smith
Date: 13-Mar-2007
From: Philipp Waelle <publicitypeterlang.com>
Subject: The Influence of French on Eighteenth-Century Literary Russian: Smith


Title: The Influence of French on Eighteenth-Century Literary Russian
Subtitle: Semantic and phraseological calques
Published: 2007
Publisher: Peter Lang AG
                http://www.peterlang.com

Book URL: http://www.peterlang.com/Index.cfm?vLang=E&vSiteID=4&vSiteName=BookDetail%2Ecfm&VID=10288

Author: May Smith
Paperback: ISBN: 9783039102884 Pages: 399 Price: Europe EURO 61.40 Comment: for Germany EURO 65.70 (incl. VAT), for Austria EURO 67.50 (incl. VAT)
Paperback: ISBN: 9783039102884 Pages: 399 Price: U.K. £ 43.00
Paperback: ISBN: 9783039102884 Pages: 399 Price: U.S. $ 73.95
Abstract:

This book seeks to establish the degree to which Gallicisms permeated the
Russian language in the eighteenth century. The largest group of borrowings
were the semantic and phraseological calques. In order to examine this
influence, the author has selected scores of examples from the original
works, translations and correspondence of Russian writers from the 1730s to
the end of the century. The calques analysed belong to various registers of
the literary language, from the prose used in essays and correspondence to
the most lyrical form found in poetry and certain translations. This book
concludes that the French influence was overwhelming and fully enhanced the
Russian literary language that was developed during this period.

Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
                            Lexicography
                            Text/Corpus Linguistics

Subject Language(s): Russian (rus)

Written In: English (eng )

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