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Joseph Planta's 'Account of the Romansh Language' is not merely a linguistic exploration; it is an epistolary homage to the Romansh tongue, set against the backdrop of 18th century scholastic endeavors. Presented in the form of a letter to Sir John Pringle, the narrative is both historical and descriptive, delving deeply into the evolution, peculiarities, and cultural significance of a language that stands on the brink of obscurity. Planta's literary style, reflective of the period's scholarly dialectic, brings to the literary context a rigorous yet captivating examination of Romansh within the broader spectrums of Romance languages and sociolinguistic identity. The publication by DigiCat Publishing, therefore, offers a restoration of a literary artifact in both print and electronic formats, striving to honor the 'legacy of humankind' as encapsulate within the purview of world literature. The author, Joseph Planta, was a venerable figure in the British scholarly community, whose roles included serving as a principal librarian at the British Museum. His acute understanding of cultural conservation and his exposure to diverse linguistic landscapes likely propelled him towards the composition of this work. By dissecting the Romansh language through a scholarly lens, Planta sought to preserve its nuances for posterity, and in doing so, also illuminated the importance of linguistic diversity and historical linguistic study. 'Account of the Romansh Language' is recommended for linguists, historians, and cultural enthusiasts alike. In its refined prose lies a universe where language functions as the bridge between epochs and ethos. The book's revival by DigiCat Publishing invites modern readers to engage with Planta's erudition, unravel the layers of Romansh language intricacies, and appreciate the inherent value of linguistic heritage. It is a pertinent read for anyone passionate about the intersection of language and culture, and an indispensable addition to the libraries of scholars and armchair linguists intent on understanding the rich tapestry of human communication.


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Joseph Planta
In a Letter to Sir John Pringle, Bart. P. R. S
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Peso (Físico)
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Account of the Romansh Language
Biografía del Autor
<p>Joseph Planta (1744?1827) was a notable British librarian and linguist, best recognized for his scholarly work on the Romansh language. Born to Swiss parents in Britain, Planta grew up in an environment that fostered a deep appreciation for languages and cultures. His seminal work, \'Account of the Romansh Language\' (1776), remains a significant contribution to the study of the Romance languages and has been referenced by linguists and philologists alike. Planta\'s reputation as a meticulous scholar is embedded in this erudite examination of Romansh, which not only analyzes the structure and orthography of the language but also provides historical context and its variation across different regions in Switzerland. His attention to detail and commitment to linguistics positioned him as a respected authority in the field during the 18th century. In addition to his work as a linguist, Planta served as the principal librarian of the British Museum from 1799 until his death, proving instrumental in the expansion of its collection and the elevation of its scholarly status. His literary style combines rigorous academic inquiry with insightful observations, which made his writings both accessible to a learned audience and valuable for future research. Planta\'s dedication to the study of lesser-known languages underscores his contribution to the preservation and understanding of cultural heritage.</p>
ISBN: 8596547174004
Referencia: BW1037925037

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