Revistes Catalanes amb Accés Obert (RACO)

El català del País Valencià dels segles XVII i XVIII

Joaquim Martí Mestre


This essay vindicates the interest of the study of 17th and 18th century Valencian, in opposition to traditional stereotypes that derogatively classify it as presumably a period of literary and socio-linguistic decline. Summing up previous works and with a large new body of evidence, the author describes the most significant
morpho-syntactical characteristics of the Valencian varieties of this period, in contrast to precepts of the contemporary norm and to the present state of Valencian.

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