A History of the French Language

A History of the French Language

Peter Rickard


This well-established and renowned e-book presents scholars with all of the linguistic heritage they wish for learning any interval of French literature. For the second one variation the textual content has been revised and up to date all through, and the 2 ultimate chapters on modern French, and its place as an international language, were thoroughly rewritten. beginning with a quick description of the Vulgar Latin spoken in Gaul, and the earliest recorded different types of French, Peter Rickard strains the improvement of the language in the course of the later heart a while and Renaissance to teach the way it turned standardized in a close to glossy shape within the 17th and eighteenth centuries.

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