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Book: BibTeX citation key:  Elcock1960
W.D. ELCOCK. 1960. The Romance Languages. London: Faber & Faber.
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Categories: linguistics
Keywords: diachrony, Romance languages, vulgar latin
Creators: Elcock
Publisher: Faber & Faber (London)

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Abstract
I. The Latin Foundation
§ The concept of Romania
§§ Roman 'urbanity' and 'rusticity'
§§ Vulgar Latin alias Proto-Romance
§§ Direct evidence for Vulgar Latin
§ The Phonology of Vulgar Latin
§§ Accent and syllable
§§ Vowels
§§ Consonants
§ Morphology and Syntax
§§ Substantives
§§ Adjectives
§§ Numerals
§§ Personal Pronouns
§§ Possessive pronouns
§§ Demonstrative pronouns
§§ Relative and interrogative pronouns
§§ Indefinite pronouns and adjectives
§§ Conjugation
§§ Nominal and adjectival forms of the verb
§§ Simple tenses
§§ Invariable parts of speech
§ Vocabulary

II. Early Non-Latin Influences

§ Latin and pre-Roman speeches
§ The Spanish Enigma
§ Celtic
§ Greek
§ Germanic

III. The Formative Period of Romance

§ Germanic invasions
§§ The 'German problem'
§§ Vandals, Alans, and Swabians
§§ Visigoths
§§ The Visigothic element in Romance
§§ Burgundians, Alamans, and Bavarians
§§ Ostrogoths
§§ Angles and Saxons
§§ Franks
§§ The Frankish element in Romance
§§ Langobards
§§ The Langobardic element in Italian
§§ Norsemen

§ Slavonic invasions

§ Arabic invasions
§§ The rise of Islam
§§ The Muslims in Spain
§§ The Arabic element in Hispano-Romance
§§ The Muslims in Sicily and Italy
§§ The Arabic Element in Italian

§ The new Romania

IV. Medieval Latin and Romance Vernacular

§ The term 'Romance language'
§ Latin continuity
§ The growth of medieval Latin
§ Evidence of the vernacular in medieval Latin
§ Glosses and Glossaries
§ The Carolingian Renaissance
§ The emergence of written Romance

V. The Creation of Romance Standards

§ Gallo-Romance
§§ a. Langue d'oïl
§§§ The Strassburg Oaths
§§§ The beginnings of French literature
§§§ The French standard
§§§ Sounds and spelling
§§§ Dialectal variety
§§§ The extension of French to England
§§ b. Langue d'oc
§§§ Early Provençal
§§§ The lyric
§§§ The Provençal standard
§§§ The influence of Provençal
§§§ The decline of Provençal
§§§ Franco-Provençal

§ Hispano-Romance
§§ The ascendency of Castille
§§ Mozarabic
§§ The earliest Romance in northern Spain
§§ The Castilian standard
§§ Characteristics of Castilian
§§ Portuguese
§§ Catalan

§ Italo-Romance
§§ Italian disunity
§§ First traces of the vernacular
§§ Dante and the Italian standard
§§ Characteristics of Italian
§§ Italian influence
§§ Sardinian

§ Rheto-Romance

§ Balkan Romance

§ Greater Romania
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