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French : Publications on the French Language

Selected publications by Key Authors about the French Language

Ager, Dennis. Motivation in language planning and language policy. Buffalo: Multilingual Matters, 2001.

---. Identity, insecurity, and image: France and language. Philadelphia: Multilingual Matters, 1999.

---. Sociolinguistics and contemporary French. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1990.

Antes, Theresa, A. Analyse linguistique de la langue française. New Haven: Yale, 2007.

Armstrong,  Nigel, et al. (eds). La langue française au féminin. Le sexe et le genre  affectent-ils la variation linguistique? Paris : L’Harmattan, 2001.

Ayres-Bennett, Wendy and Mari C. Jones (eds). The French language and questions of identity (Studies in Linguistics 4). London: Legenda, 2007.

Ayres-Bennett, Wendy and Seijido, M. Remarques et observations sur la langue française: histoire et évolution d'un genre. Paris: Classiques Garnier, 2011.

Ball, Rodney. The French-speaking world: A practical introduction to sociolinguistic issues. London: Routledge, 1997.

Beeching, Kate, Armstrong, Nigel, and Gadet, Françoise (eds). Sociolinguistic variation in contemporary French. Philadelphia: John Benjamins, 2009.

Blanche-Benveniste, Claire. Approches de la langue parlée en français. Paris: Ophrys, 2010.

Calvet, Louis-Jean. L’argot. Coll. Que Sais-Je. Paris, PUF: 2007.

Catach, Nina. L’orthographe. Coll. Que Sais-Je. Paris: PUF, 2011.

Cerquiglini, Bernard, et al. Tu parles, le français dans tous ses états. Paris: Flammarion, 2000.

Grosjean, François. Studying Bilinguals. Oxford: Oxford UP, 2008.

Hamers, Josiane, and Michel Blanc. Bilinguality and Bilingualism. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1989.

Hornsby, David. Redefining regional French: Koinéization in northern France. Oxford: Legenda, 2006.

Lodge, R. Anthony. French: From dialect to Standard. London: Psychology Press, 1993.

---. A sociolinguistic history of Parisian French. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2004.

Offord, Michael. A Reader in French sociolinguistics. Philadelphia: Multilingual Matters, 1996.

Perret, Michèle. Introduction à l’histoire de la langue française. Paris: Armand Colin, 2008.

Walter, Henriette. Le français dans tous les sens. Paris: Robert Laffont, 1988.

Yaguello, Marina. Les Mots et les femmes. Essai d’approche sociolinguistique de la condition féminine. Paris: Payot, 1987.