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Langue et identités transfrontalières : la pratique du francoprovençal dans le "Far-West" français

Abstract : Regional languages in France are numerous and varied, some more known than others are quite visible in public space. However, the francoprovençal, which is our object of study is much less. The francoprovençal involves three neighboring countries: France, Italy and Switzerland, yet our study focuses on the French side of the area francoprovençal especially the west, called the "Far West". Its belated revival of the language compared with other regions, including the Val d'Aosta, has special characteristics that we undertake to analyze. The francoprovençal is not legally recognized by the French authority, that's why it's necessary to identify the essence, the players and the stakes of this revival, mainly associative. This definition of "Far West" francoprovençal is put into perspective with the particular case of the Val d'Aosta, citadel of francoprovençal. The issues raised in our study are recontextualized in the chaotic path of regional languages in modern times. Raising questions on the issue of speaking a regional language today, its consequences, and so on. The regional language is a real place of remembrance. Here it is approached as an object of history which we explain the study and ask limits.
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Marie Chocquet. Langue et identités transfrontalières : la pratique du francoprovençal dans le "Far-West" français. Histoire. 2011. ⟨dumas-00680883⟩



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