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Beyond obsolescence: a twenty-first century research agenda for the langues régionales

  • Damien Hall (a1), Jonathan R. Kasstan (a2) and David Hornsby (a3)


This Special Issue of the Journal of French Language Studies celebrates a recent surge in enthusiasm for sociolinguistic studies involving the regional languages of France. Taking our cue from the contributions to the volume, which we introduce here, we argue that a changing twenty-first century landscape offers an exciting new agenda for these regional languages (and minority languages more widely), and set out what we see as six key directions for contemporary research.


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