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LINGUIST List 20.325

Sun Feb 01 2009

Books: Sociolinguistics: Lodge

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        1.    Daniel Davies, A Sociolinguistic History of Parisian French: Lodge


Message 1: A Sociolinguistic History of Parisian French: Lodge
Date: 29-Jan-2009
From: Daniel Davies <ddaviescambridge.org>
Subject: A Sociolinguistic History of Parisian French: Lodge
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Title: A Sociolinguistic History of Parisian French
Published: 2009
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
                http://us.cambridge.org

Author: R. Anthony Lodge
Paperback: ISBN: 9780521100717 Pages: Price: U.K. £ 21.99
Paperback: ISBN: 9780521100717 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 39.99
Abstract:

Note: This is the paperback edition of a previously announced book.

Paris became the largest city in the Western world during the thirteenth
century, and has remained influential ever since. This book examines the
interlinked history of Parisian speech and the Parisian population through
various phases of immigration, dialect-mixing and social stratification
from the Middle Ages to the present. It reveals how new urban modes of
speech developed during periods of expansion, how the city's elites sought
to distinguish their language from that of the masses, and how a
working-class vernacular eventually emerged with its own "slang" vocabulary.

Part I. Preliminaries;
Introduction;
1. 'The French of Paris';
2. The analytical frame;

Part II. The pre-industrial city;
3. The demographic take-off;
4. The beginnings of Parisian French;
5. The medieval written evidence;

Part III. The proto-industrial city;
6. Social and sociolinguistic change, 1350-1750;
7. Variation in the Renaissance city;
8. Variation under the Ancien Regime;
9. Salience and reallocation;

Part IV. The industrial city;
10. Industrial growth, 1750-1950;
11. Standardisation and dialect-levelling;
12. Lexical variation;
Conclusion;
Appendix;
Bibliography;
Index.


Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics

Subject Language(s): French (fra)

Written In: English (eng )

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