This book "fills the unquestionable need for a comprehensive and up-to-date handbook on the fast-developing field of pragmatics" and "includes contributions from many of the principal figures in a wide variety of fields of pragmatic research as well as some up-and-coming pragmatists."
La liturgia del «trobar» [The Liturgy of the Troubadours: Assimilation and Reuse of Elements of Christian Ritual in Occitan Songs]
Assimilazione e riuso di elementi del rito cristiano nelle canzoni occitane medievali
De Gruyter Beihefte zur Zeitschrift für romanische Philologie 385
This study investigates the influence of medieval liturgy on the literary work of Occitan poets during the 12th and 13th centuries. It focuses on the diverse effects emanating from metrical hymn structure, sacraments, prayers, and the veneration of the saints, and additionally explores the specific impact of liturgical metaphors on the language of the troubadours.