Michael J. Cummings

List of John Benjamins publications for which Michael J. Cummings plays a role.

Journal

Title

Linguistics in a Systemic Perspective

Edited by James D. Benson, Michael J. Cummings and William S. Greaves

[Current Issues in Linguistic Theory, 39] 1988. x, 452 pp.
Subjects Functional linguistics | Theoretical linguistics

Articles

Halliday proposes that a key role in the language of science is played by compacting nominalisation, a strategy by which qualities and processes in one phase of a discourse are then nominalised in a following phase to facilitate the flow of argument. Compacting nominalisation is very characteristic… read more
Cummings, Michael J. 2005 The role of Theme and Rheme in contrasting methods of organization in textsThe Dynamics of Language Use: Functional and contrastive perspectives, Butler, Christopher S., María de los Ángeles Gómez González and Susana M. Doval-Suárez (eds.), pp. 129–154 | Article
Cummings, Michael J. 1995 8. A systematic functional approach to the thematic structure of the old English clauseOn Subject and Theme: A discourse functional perspective, Hasan, Ruqaiya † and Peter H. Fries (eds.), pp. 275 ff. | Article
Cummings, Michael J. 1987 Syspro: a computerized method for writing system networks and deriving selection expressionsLanguage Topics: Essays in honour of Michael Halliday, Steele, Ross and Terry Threadgold (eds.), pp. 45 ff. | Article
Cummings, Michael J. 1987 Syspro: a computerized method for writing system networks and deriving selection expressionsLanguage Topics: Essays in honour of Michael Halliday, Steele, Ross and Terry Threadgold (eds.), pp. 45 ff. | Article