A history of the Spanish language - second edition / Ralph Penny.

  • 2nd ed.
  • Cambridge : Cambridge University Press 2002
Physical description
xix, 398 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.
  • 0521011841
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Contains six chapters:
  • 1) Introduction.
  • 2) Phonology.
  • 3) Morpho-syntax.
  • 4) Lexis.
  • 5) Semantics.
  • 6) Past, present and future.
  • English
  • Multiple languages
  • Spanish
  • Scope and content: A thoroughly revised and updated edition of a textbook in Spanish historical grammar and a descriptive account of the development of Spanish over the last 2000 years. A brief account on 'external' history is also included, giving further particulars of the circumstances under which Spanish and its antecedents within the Romance group of languages have evolved over the centuries. Includes indexes and a bibliography. The book is primarily designed for university students of Romance philology, giving a glossary of technical terms, guidance on further reading and suggested topics for discussion. It can also serve as a source of reference for more advanced scholars

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