By Deborah L Arteaga

the current quantity provides scholarly learn into outdated French because it is practiced this day, in all of its kinds, inside quite a few theoretical frameworks, from Optimality thought to Minimalism to Discourse Analysis.  a number of the chapters are corpus-based, reflecting a brand new development within the box, as extra digital corpora turn into to be had.

The chapters give a contribution to our figuring out of either the synchronic nation and diachronic evolution, not just of previous French, yet of language ordinarily. Its breadth is wide in that individuals pursue learn on a large choice of themes in outdated French concentrating on some of the subsystems of language.
 
All examples are rigorously glossed and the proper features of outdated French are basically defined, which makes it uniquely available to non-specialists and linguists in any respect degrees of teaching. ​

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