Christian M.I.M. Matthiessen

List of John Benjamins publications for which Christian M.I.M. Matthiessen plays a role.

Journal

Title

Language Typology: A functional perspective

Edited by Alice Caffarel-Cayron, J.R. Martin and Christian M.I.M. Matthiessen

[Current Issues in Linguistic Theory, 253] 2004. xiv, 702 pp.
Subjects Functional linguistics | Semantics | Syntax | Theoretical linguistics | Typology

Articles

This article provides an illustrative and necessarily selective review of scholarship in systemic functional linguistics (SFL) since the 1960s, examining two major strands of application within the institution of education: teacher education and writing development. We explore properties of SFL… read more | Article
Michael Halliday’s argument for the value of ‘trinocular vision’ in linguistic research has particular relevance to the observation, exploration and description of register. Taking each semiotic dimension relevant to the characterisation of register by turn, I begin by discussing Halliday’s… read more | Article
Matthiessen, Christian M.I.M., Bo Wang and Yuanyi Ma 2020 Matthiessen on Halliday: An interview with Christian M. I. M. Matthiessen (Part II)Language, Context and Text 2:1, pp. 187–207
Christian M. I. M. Matthiessen was a long-time collaborator and close friend of M. A. K. Halliday, and has co-authored various books with Halliday, some of which have not yet been published. In the second part of the interview, Matthiessen discusses Halliday’s engagement with computational… read more | Article
Matthiessen, Christian M.I.M. 2019 Register in Systemic Functional Linguistics* Register Studies 1:1, pp. 10–41
Christian M. I. M. Matthiessen elaborates on the Systemic Functional Linguistics (SFL) approach to register in this contribution to the inaugural issue of Register Studies. He is Chair Professor of the Department of English at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, where he pursues a scholarly… read more | Article
Matthiessen, Christian M.I.M., Bo Wang and Yuanyi Ma 2019 Matthiessen on Halliday: An interview with Christian M. I. M. Matthiessen (Part I) Language, Context and Text 1:2, pp. 366–387
Christian M. I. M. Matthiessen was a long-time collaborator and close friend of M. A. K. Halliday, and has co-authored various books with him, some of which have not yet been published. In this interview, he describes Halliday’s wide-ranging linguistic interests, provides details of Halliday’s time… read more | Article
Kim, Mira and Christian M.I.M. Matthiessen 2017 Ways to move forward in translation studies: A textual perspectiveDiscourse Analysis in Translation Studies, Munday, Jeremy and Meifang Zhang (eds.), pp. 11–26
Discourse analysis has grown in applied linguistics since the 1970s and its application in translation studies became prominent in the 1990s (Munday 2012, 137). One of the topics in discourse analysis that has been given particular attention by translation scholars is the translation of choices… read more | Article
Kim, Mira and Christian M.I.M. Matthiessen 2015 Introduction: A textual perspectiveDiscourse Analysis in Translation Studies, Munday, Jeremy and Meifang Zhang (eds.), pp. 335–350
Discourse analysis has grown in applied linguistics since the 1970s and its application in translation studies became prominent in the 1990s (Munday 2012, 137). One of the topics in discourse analysis that has been given particular attention by translation scholars is the translation of choices… read more | Article
In this paper, I report on a long-term research project concerned with the elaboration of the description of the system of PROCESS TYPE (within the overall system of TRANSITIVITY), extending this description in delicacy, or degree of detail. I discuss the background to the research and different… read more | Article
Matthiessen, Christian M.I.M. 2006 Remembering Bill MannFunctions of Language 13:2, pp. 147–149
Obituary
Matthiessen, Christian M.I.M., Annabelle Lukin, David Butt, Chris Cleirigh and Christopher Nesbitt 2005 A case study of multi-stratal analysisLanguage and Social Life: Functional perspectives, Love, Kristina (ed.), pp. 123–150
The domains of application in applied linguistics have changed considerably since the early 1960s. In most of these domains, the fundamental property of language as a resource for making meaning has increasingly been foregrounded. This approach recognises, amongst other dimensions of language, its… read more | Article
Caffarel-Cayron, Alice, J.R. Martin and Christian M.I.M. Matthiessen 2004 1. Introduction: Systemic functional typologyLanguage Typology: A functional perspective, Caffarel-Cayron, Alice, J.R. Martin and Christian M.I.M. Matthiessen (eds.), pp. 1–76
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Matthiessen, Christian M.I.M. 2004 10. Descriptive motifs and generalizationsLanguage Typology: A functional perspective, Caffarel-Cayron, Alice, J.R. Martin and Christian M.I.M. Matthiessen (eds.), pp. 537–673
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Matthiessen, Christian M.I.M. 2002 Combining clauses into clause complexes: A multi-faceted viewComplex Sentences in Grammar and Discourse: Essays in honor of Sandra A. Thompson, Bybee, Joan L. and Michael Noonan (eds.), pp. 235–319
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This article presents a preliminary investigation of the quantitative profile of the system of transitivity, measuring the frequency of instantiation of the various transitivity options in text. In particular, it presents the relative frequencies of selections of different process types, different… read more | Article
Matthiessen, Christian M.I.M. and Christopher Nesbitt 1996 On the Idea of Theory-neutral DescriptionsFunctional Descriptions: Theory in practice, Hasan, Ruqaiya †, Carmel Cloran and David Butt (eds.), pp. 39 ff.
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Mann, William C., Christian M.I.M. Matthiessen and Sandra A. Thompson 1992 Rhetorical Structure Theory and Text AnalysisDiscourse Description: Diverse linguistic analyses of a fund-raising text, Mann, William C. and Sandra A. Thompson (eds.), pp. 39 ff.
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Matthiessen, Christian M.I.M. 1988 Semantics for a systemic grammar: The chooser and inquiry frameworkLinguistics in a Systemic Perspective, Benson, James D., Michael J. Cummings and William S. Greaves (eds.), pp. 221 ff.
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Matthiessen, Christian M.I.M. and Sandra A. Thompson 1988 The structure of discourse and ‘subordination’Clause Combining in Grammar and Discourse, Haiman, John and Sandra A. Thompson (eds.), pp. 275 ff.
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Matthiessen, Christian M.I.M. 1983 Choosing Primary Tense in EnglishStudies in Language 7:3, pp. 369–429
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