Morning Star – Gwyn Griffiths April 5, 2018

Glorious celebration of Occitan literature Grains of Gold: An Anthology of Occitan Literature. Edited by James Thomas Towards the end of this excellent volume its editor James Thomas suggests that there are perhaps as few as 500,000 active speakers of the langue d’oc, until as recently as 1914 a language widely spoken in the southern half of France and in areas of northern Italy and the Val d’Aran in Spain. Many older people can speak…

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