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(2017-05-01) - Journal articleThis article explores the interactions between photography and self-writing in contemporary Spanish autobiography. Through the analysis of autobiographies by Carmen Martín Gaite and Paloma Díaz-Mas, the presence of the ...
A holistic sociolinguistic perspective on the grammarians and ouisme in the phonetic history of French (2017-04) - Journal articleThis study investigates early-modern grammarians of French and their accounts of an intriguing and famous phenomenon called ‘ouisme’. The research targets a gap in the field, as ‘ouisme’ has remained, paradoxically, little ...
(Routledge, 2015-09-01) - Book item
(2017) - Journal articleThis study has both the purpose of re-introducing scholars to a rich trove of information about many criminal nicknames from the seventeenth century and the purpose of demonstrating that the creativity, and even exaggeration, ...
On our blindness: Pieter Bruegel the Elder and Salvador Espriu's Per al llibre de salms d'aquests vells cecs (1967) (2016-11) - Journal article