Linguistics in a Systemic Perspective

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The purpose of this book is to provide a general introduction to Systemic Linguistics in the form of essays written by leading figures in the field. These are, with one exception, not previously published, and taken together they constitute a comprehensive coverage of the diverse interests of current systemic theory. The volume contains bibliographies and an index.
[Current Issues in Linguistic Theory, 39]  1988.  x, 452 pp.
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Table of Contents
Introduction
ix
Intonation and meaning in spontaneous discourse
Afaf El-Menoufy
1
On the ineffability of grammatical categories
M.A.K. Halliday †
27
Systemic syntax from a lexical point of view
A.A. Lyne
53
Sense and structure in lexis
John McH. Sinclair
73
Text, terms and meanings: Some principles of analysis
M.K. Phillips
99
Politeness and the semantics of modalised directives in English
Christopher S. Butler
119
On different possibilities in the syntax of English
Davies
155
The English personal pronouns: An exercise in linguistic theory
Robin P. Fawcett
185
Semantics for a systemic grammar: The chooser and inquiry framework
Christian M.I.M. Matthiessen
221
Grammatical conspiracies in tagalog: Family, face and fate — with regard to benjamin lee whorf
J.R. Martin
243
Generic situation and register: A functional view of communication
Michael Gregory
301
What did Milton say belial said and why don’t the critics believe him?
Terry Threadgold
331
The interaction of language and music as semiotic systems: The example of a folk ballad
Erich Steiner
393
Index
443
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Subjects
BIC Subject: CF – Linguistics
BISAC Subject: LAN009000 – LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General
U.S. Library of Congress Control Number:  88006369