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La Ponctuation du discours rapporté dans quelques manuscrits de romans en prose médiévaux

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This article studies how reported discourse is signaled in medieval prose romances. After a brief review of morphosyntactic, pragmatic and lexical markers, I will focus on the way reported discourse was graphically marked, notably through the use of periods, semicolons and capitals, which seemed to vary not only from text to text but also within the same text. I will examine four prose romances excerpts taken from four different manuscripts. The aim will be on the one hand to reflect on the g...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, HUM, MML and LPP, Medieval and Modern Languages
Journal:
Verbum Journal website
Volume:
28
Issue:
1
Pages:
29-46
Publication date:
2008
ISSN:
0182-5887
URN:
uuid:e63676cd-fd67-4a13-b29a-b1827741f456
Source identifiers:
251738
Local pid:
pubs:251738

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