Adjutor Rivard

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Adjutor Rivard
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Adjutor Rivard
Born (1868-01-22)January 22, 1868
Saint-Grégoire de Nicolet, Quebec
Died July 22, 1945(1945-07-22) (aged 77)
Quebec City, Quebec
Occupation lawyer, judge, linguist

Adjutor Rivard (22 January 1868 – 17 July 1945[1]) was a lawyer, writer, judge and linguist from Quebec, Canada.

He studied at the Petit séminaire de Québec and Université Laval. He is known to have co-founded the Société du parler français au Canada (SPFC) and is recognized as one of the principal authors of the Glossaire du parler français au Canada published by the SPFC in 1930. With Mgr Louis-Nazaire Bégin, he also co-founded the L'Action catholique review.

Works[edit]

  • L'art de dire : traité de lecture et de récitation, 1898 (online)
  • Manuel de la parole, 1901
  • Bibliographie du parler français au Canada : catalogue analytique des ouvrages traitant de la langue française au Canada (online) [with James Geddes]
  • Chez nous, 1914 (online)
  • Études sur les parlers de France au Canada, 1914 (online)
  • Chez nos gens, 1918, Prix de l'Académie française (online)
  • De la liberté de la presse, 1923 (online)
  • Glossaire du parler français au Canada, 1930 (online: PDF, HTML)

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Claude Verreault. "Adjutor Rivard (1868-1945)", in the site of the Laboratoire de lexicologie et lexicographie québécoises, retrieved October 25, 2009

References[edit]

  • Claude Verreault. "Adjutor Rivard (1868-1945)", in the site of the Laboratoire de lexicologie et lexicographie québécoises, 2007