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Author Walsh, Olivia, author.

Title Linguistic purism : language attitudes in France and Quebec / Olivia Walsh.

Publication Info. Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Publishing Company, [2016]

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Description 1 online resource.
Series IMPACT: Studies in Language and Society ; 41
Impact, studies in language and society ; 41.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Linguistic Purism; Editorial page; Title page; LCC data; Table of contents; List of Tables; List of Figures; Acknowledgments; 1. Introduction; 1.1 Aim and scope of the present work; 1.2. Structure of the book; 2. Linguistic purism; 2.1 What is linguistic purism?; 2.1.1 Definitions of purism; 2.1.2 Purism and standardization/prescriptivism; 2.2 Describing and measuring linguistic purism; 2.2.1 Thomas's framework; 2.2.2 Puristic and non-puristic concerns; 2.2.3 The puristic orientation; 2.2.4 The purification process; 2.2.5 The linguistic level of purism; 2.2.6 The targets of linguistic purism.
2.2.7 The preferred replacements2.3 Linguistic purism in France and Quebec; 2.3.1 The development of purist ideas in France; 2.3.2 The development of purist ideas in Quebec; 2.4 Conclusion; 3. State language planning in France and Quebec; 3.1 Introduction; 3.2 State language planning in France; 3.2.1 Linguistic legislation in France; 3.2.2 Official language bodies in France; 3.3 State language planning in Quebec; 3.3.1 Linguistic legislation in Quebec; 3.3.2 Official language bodies in Quebec; 3.4 Terminology commissions in France; 3.4.1 Aims of the terminology commissions.
3.4.2 Scope of the terminology commissions3.4.3 Terminology commission members; 3.4.4 Terminology commission working methods; 3.4.5 The role of the French Academy; 3.5 Terminology commissions in Quebec; 3.5.1 Aims of the terminology commissions; 3.5.2 Scope of the terminology commissions; 3.5.3 Terminology commission members; 3.5.4 Terminology commission working methods; 3.6 Replacements chosen by the terminology commissions; 3.6.1 Replacements chosen in France; 3.6.2 Replacements chosen in Quebec; 3.6.3 Analysis of a sample of targeted terms and their replacements.
3.7 Application of Thomas's questionnaire3.7.1 Weighting of non-puristic factors; 3.7.2 Configuration of puristic orientation; 3.7.3 Completion of purification cycle; 3.7.4 Targets and replacements of purism; 3.8 Conclusion; 4. Language societies in France and Quebec; 4.1 Introduction; 4.2 Language societies in France; 4.2.1 Activities; Paper protests; Competitions and prizes; Protests and legal action; Lists of terminology; Lists of 'errors'; 4.2.2 Main themes/preoccupations; 4.2.3 Language and imagery; 4.2.4 Commonalities and differences.
4.3 Language societies in Quebec4.3.1 Activities; Paper protests; Competitions and prizes; Demonstrations and protests; Lists of anglicisms; Lists of 'errors'; 4.3.2 Main themes/preoccupations; 4.3.3 Language and imagery; 4.3.4 Commonalities and differences; 4.4 Application of Thomas's questionnaire; 4.4.1 Weighting of non-puristic factors; 4.4.2 Configuration of puristic orientation; 4.4.3 Completion of purification cycle; 4.4.4 Targets and replacements of linguistic purism; 4.5 Conclusion; 5. Purist attitudes in France and Quebec; 5.1 Introduction.
Language Text in English with some French.
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Subject Language purism.
Language purism -- France.
Language purism -- Québec.
French language -- Variation -- France.
French language -- Variation -- Québec (Province)
French language -- France -- Foreign elements.
French language -- Québec (Province) -- Foreign elements.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Walsh, Olivia. Linguistic purism. Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Publishing Company, [2016] 9789027258335 (DLC) 2016021082 (OCoLC)949870364
ISBN 9789027266736 (pdf)
9027266735 (pdf)
9789027258335 (hb ; alk. paper)