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Description - Obsessed with Language by Chantal Bouchard

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.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781550712933
ISBN-10: 1550712934
Format: Paperback
(140mm x 215mm x 23mm)
Pages: 290
Imprint: Guernica Editions,Canada
Publisher: Guernica Editions,Canada
Publish Date: 29-Jan-2009
Country of Publication: Canada

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Author Biography - Chantal Bouchard

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.