Pêr Denez

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Pierre Denis,[1] known also as Pêr Denez (3 February 1921 – 30 July 2011), was a French linguist, lexicographer, scholar and writer.[2]

Denis was born in Rennes. Thanks to his contributions in the form of novels, essays and linguistics, he contributed to the preservation of the written Breton language.[1] He died in Romillé.

Publications[edit]

Fiction[edit]

  • Glas evel daoulagad c'hlas na oant ket ma re, Al Liamm 1979, translated in English by Ian Press: Blue Like Blue Eyes Which Were Not My Own, Mouladurioù Hor Yezh 1993, ISBN 978-2-86863-068-1
  • Hiroc'h eo an amzer eget ar vuhez, Mouladurioù Hor Yezh, 1981
  • Evit an eil gwech, MHY, 1982
  • Eus un amzer 'zo bet, MHY, 1992
  • En tu all d'an douar ha d'an neñv, MHY, 1993
  • Kenavo ar c'hentañ er joaioù, MHY, 1994
  • An amzer a ra e dro 1995
  • Da Rouz An Noz, MHY, 1996

Poems[edit]

  • P'emañ ar mor o regel..., Skrid, 1001

Linguistics and language methodology[edit]

  • Kentelioù brezhoneg : eil derez, Al Liamm, 1971
  • Brezhoneg buan hag aes, Omnivox, 1972 (reprinted by Hor Yezh, 1997; English edition tr. and adapted by R. Delaporte, Cork University Press, 1977, 1980)
  • Étude structurale d'un parler breton : Douarnenez, thèse (3 vol.), Université de Rennes, 1977
  • Geriadur brezhoneg Douarnenez, 4 vol., Mouladurioù Hor Yezh, 1980, 1981, 1985
  • Mont war-raok gant ar brezhoneg, MHY, 1987

Articles and essays[edit]

In French

  • Joseph Ollivier, Les contes de Luzel (Préface de Per Denez, suivie d'une Postface sur “Contes Bretons” Pur-Terre de Brume, 1994), Hor Yezh, 1995 ISBN 2-910699-11-0
  • Bretagne et peuples d'Europe, MHY, 1999.

In Breton

  • Yezh ha bro, MHY, 1998.

Diverse[edit]

  • Korf an den Brest, Skridoù Breizh, 1943.

Translations[edit]

Bibliography[edit]

  • Bernard et Jacqueline Le Nail, Dictionnaire des romanciers de Bretagne, rubrique Per Denez, p. 80. Spézet, Keltia Graphic éditions, 1999, ISBN 2-913953-01-8

References[edit]

This article incorporates information from the equivalent article on the French Wikipedia.
  1. ^ a b Ouest France Dimanche, 31 juillet 2011, nécrologie de Pêr Denez, p. 4.
  2. ^ Pierre Denis alias Pêr Denez n’est plus, ouest-france.fr, le 30 juillet 2011,