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Title: Women, Language and Grammar in Italy, 1500-1900
Written By: Helena Sanson
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Series Title: British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship Monographs
Description:

In the sixteenth century Italian was a literary language not accessible to the
less educated, among them women, who would instead speak a local dialect.
Little attention has been paid to women's linguistic education, but this study
shows the vital role they played in developing Italian as a true mother tongue.

Publication Year: 2011
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
Sociolinguistics
Subject Language(s): Italian
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Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9780197264836
Pages: 420
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