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Professor Rodney B K Sampson

M.A.(Cantab.& Manc.)

  • BS8 1TE

1991 …2018

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Research interests

Rodney Sampson is Emeritus Professor of Romance Philology in the French Department. His research interests lie particularly in the phonological history of the Romance languages. He has taught a wide range of courses at undergraduate and graduate level, on comparative Romance linguistics, the contemporary French language and the evolution of French, Spanish and Italian. Currently, he is working on aspects of the history of the syllable in the Romance languages.

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Sampson, R. B. K.


Project: Research

Research Output

Why mâle ? A problematic sound change in French

Sampson, R. B. K., 1 Sep 2018, In : Romance Philology. p. 185-214 29 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

  • Review: Dictionnaire du bon usage au service du sens et de la nuance

    Sampson, R., 4 Oct 2016, In : French Studies. p. 628-629 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review (Academic Journal)


    Sampson, R., 30 Jun 2016, The Oxford Guide to the Romance Languages. Ledgeway, A. & Maiden, M. (eds.). Oxford: Oxford University Press, p. 669-680 11 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter in a book