Sylvie Gagnon is Head of the French section at the University of Canterbury. She has published articles in the field of the Humanities and published two novels and poems.

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Publications:
Literary Arts, Imagination and Loss

Using data from literature, this paper will show that reconstructed reality through the imagination of the writer may contribute to the understanding of language loss.

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Representing the Mythical French Tower of Babel: The Representation of Patois in the French Literary Arts

This paper analyses the meaning and representation of the word "patois" in a French literary Arts corpus.

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A Voice for Regional Languages

This paper addresses some of the challenges facing the preservation and studies of regional languages in France.

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Making Emotional Sense of Language Death Through the Literary Arts

The transformation of language attitudes is crucial for the maintenance of lesser spoken languages. Works of arts may raise public awareness about language maintenance through the emotions it can create.

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The Novel as an Insight into Linguistic Attitudes and Ideologies: Or What Can the Novel Bring to the Understanding of Language Decline and/or Maintenance?

This paper aims at demonstrating that the linguistic study of minority languages decline and/or maintenance can benefit from a large body of novels available in electronic format.

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