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Title Advances in systemic linguistics : recent theory and practice / edited by Martin Davies and Louise Ravelli
Published London : Pinter Publishers, 1992


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Description ix, 258 pages ; 24 cm
Series Open linguistics series
Open linguistics series.
Contents Splitting the referent : an introduction to narrative enactors / Catherine Emmott -- The uses of passivity : suppressing agency in Nineteen eighty-four / Daniel Kies
Trust the text : the implications are daunting / John McH. Sinclair -- How do you mean? / M.A.K. Halliday -- Interpreting the textual metafunction / Christian Matthiessen -- Interpersonal meaning in discourse : value orientations / J.L. Lemke -- Transivity/ergativity : the Janus-headed grammar of actions and events / Kristin Davidse -- The place of circumstantials in systemic-functional grammar / William McGregor -- An initial approach to comparatives in a systemic functional grammar / Gordon Tucker -- On some basic problems of functional sentence perspective / Jan Firbas -- Towards an understanding of the notion of theme : an example from Dari / Linda Stump Rashidi -- The notion of technicality in register : a case study from the language of bridge / James D. Benson and William S. Greaves
Analysis Semantics
Notes "Reports ... derived from papers given at the 17th International Systemic Congress (ISC), held at Stirling in July 1990"--Introd
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Discourse analysis -- Congresses.
Functionalism (Linguistics)
Systemic grammar -- Congresses.
Author Davies, Martin, 1931-
Ravelli, Louise.
International Systemic Congress (17th : 1990)
LC no. 92115918
ISBN 0861870700