Bruno Courbon

List of John Benjamins publications for which Bruno Courbon plays a role.


Courbon, Bruno 2009 From ‘luck’ to ‘wealth’: The stylistic (re)distribution of fortuné in Modern FrenchSociolinguistic Variation in Contemporary French, Beeching, Kate, Nigel Armstrong and Françoise Gadet (eds.), pp. 231–252 | Article
This chapter examines the semantic development of fortuné in Modern French, charting its sociostylistic variation from the 18th to the 21st century. It focuses particularly on the increasing use of fortuné in its current sense of ‘rich/wealthy’, and the negative reception of this new sense in most… read more