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Obsessed with Language

A Sociolinguistic History of Quebec

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Obsessed with Language by Chantal Bouchard
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Description

A fascinating study of the French-Canadian dialect, this insightful analysis examines the intimate relationship between Quebec and its heartily defended dialect, from 19th-century Parisian French to the joual of the 1960s.

Author Biography

Chantal Bouchard is a linguist and a professor in the Departement de langue et de litterature francaise at McGill University. She lives in Montreal, Quebec. Luise von Flotow is a translation studies professor at the University of Ottawa. She has translated a number of books for Guernica, including Doubly Suspect, Girls Closed In, and The Stalinist's Wife She lives in Ottawa, Ontario.
Release date NZ
January 29th, 2009
Contributor
Translated by Luise Von Flotow
Country of Publication
Canada
Imprint
Guernica Editions,Canada
Pages
290
Dimensions
215x140x23
ISBN-13
9781550712933
Product ID
2967706

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