The Routledge Dictionary of Cultural References in Modern French

The Routledge Dictionary of Cultural References in Modern French

Michael Mould

The Routledge Dictionary of Cultural References in glossy French finds the hidden cultural measurement of up to date French, as utilized in the click, going past the restricted and only lexical technique of conventional bilingual dictionaries.

Even overseas newcomers of French who own a great point of French frequently have trouble in absolutely figuring out French articles, now not as a result of any linguistic shortcomings on their half yet as a result of their insufficient wisdom of the cultural references.

This cultural dictionary of French presents the reader with transparent and concise causes of the the most important cultural size in the back of the main often used phrases and words present in the modern French press. This important history details, collected right here during this cutting edge and enjoyable dictionary, will let readers to head past a superficial knowing of the French press and the French language typically, to determine the hidden but implied cultural importance that's so obvious to the local speaker.

Key features:

a wide variety of cultural references from the ancient and literary to the preferred and classical, with an in-depth research of punning mechanisms.

over 3,000 cultural references defined

a three-level indicator of frequency

over six hundred inquiries to try out wisdom sooner than and after reading.

The Routledge Dictionary of Cultural References in smooth French is the perfect reference for all undergraduate and postgraduate scholars of French looking to increase their realizing of the French language. it's going to even be of curiosity to academics, translators and Francophiles alike. French scholars in khâgne, Sciences-Po and colleges of journalism also will locate this priceless and appropriate for his or her stories.

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