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Oral Traditions free pdf In Oral Traditions: When Did the French Stop Speaking Latin, voices from 13th century street theatre, a 17th century fairy tale by Perrault, and the journal of an unhappy 19th century queen, blend to show how the French language evolved from its Latin roots. The focus is on past tense verbs, the core of oral and written narrative. This work includes textual references, analysis, and transcriptions of recordings from the 1980s of three subjects from northern France telling their versions of Petit Chaperon Rouge (Little Red Riding Hood.)

About Jana A. Brill

Jana A. Brill received her Ph.D. in 1983 from the University of California, Santa Barbara in French, with an emphasis in linguistics. Dr. Brill is currently Professor of French and Chair of Modern and Classical Languages and Cultures at Georgetown College. Her research interests include historical and current shifts/variation in verb usage in spoken language, personal letters, and folktales. She has published in the Cincinnati Romance Review, French Review, Language, Romance Philology, and the Kentucky Philological Review.

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Author : Jana A. Brill
Publisher : University Press of America
Data Published : 14 December 2005
ISBN : 0761832904
EAN : 9780761832904
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 66 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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