A History of the Spanish Language Through Texts

A History of the Spanish Language Through Texts

By: Christopher Pountain (author)Paperback

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A History of the Spanish Language through Texts examines the evolution of the Spanish language from the Middle Ages to the present day. Pountain explores a wide range of texts from poetry, through newspaper articles and political documents, to a Bunuel film script and a love letter. With keypoints and a careful indexing and cross-referencing system this book can be used as a freestanding history of the language independently of the illustrative texts themselves.

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About Author

Christopher J. Pountain is a University Lecturer in Romance Philology at the University of Cambridge and a Fellow of Queens' College. He has over twenty years' experience of teaching Spanish and Romance linguistics. His publications include Using Spanish (CUP, 1992) and Modern Spanish Grammar (Routledge, 1997).

Product Details

  • publication date: 06/09/2013
  • ISBN13: 9780415707121
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 360
  • ID: 9780415707121
  • weight: 521
  • ISBN10: 0415707129

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