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Mayans y la reforma de las letras españolas: la tradición como novedad

Martínez Alcalde, Maria José

In: Arte Nuevo : Revista de estudios áureos, 2016, vol. 3, p. 185-217

Gregorio Mayanʼs attitude towards the codification of Spanish provides data about the traditional or innovative nature of his proposals for the reform of the Spanish letters in the eighteenth century. These data include issues such as the analysis of Mayanʼs criticism towards the works of the Royal Spanish Academy, his proposal for the fixation of standard Spanish orthography or his assess-ment... More

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    Gregorio Mayanʼs attitude towards the codification of Spanish provides data about the traditional or innovative nature of his proposals for the reform of the Spanish letters in the eighteenth century. These data include issues such as the analysis of Mayanʼs criticism towards the works of the Royal Spanish Academy, his proposal for the fixation of standard Spanish orthography or his assess-ment of French rationalist grammar.
    Summary
    La actitud de Gregorio Mayans ante la codificación del castellano proporciona datos que permiten refle-xionar sobre el carácter tradicional o innovador de sus propuestas de reforma de las letras españolas en el siglo XVIII. Entre estos datos se encuentran cuestiones como las críticas de Mayans a las obras de la Real Academia Española, su propuesta de fijación de la norma ortográfica del castellano o su valoración de la gramática racionalista francesa, entre otros.