Robin P. Fawcett

List of John Benjamins publications for which Robin P. Fawcett plays a role.


Subjects Functional linguistics | Theoretical linguistics


Hillier, Hilary, Robin P. Fawcett and Sheena Gardner 2019 Tributes to Margaret BerryOn mood and speech function and the ‘why’ of text analysis: In honour of Margaret Berry, Fontaine, Lise, Miriam Taverniers and Kristin Davidse (eds.), pp. 15–27 | Miscellaneous
Fawcett, Robin P. 2014 The cultural classification of ‘things’: A system network for English noun sensesTheory and Practice in Functional-Cognitive Space, Gómez González, María de los Ángeles, Francisco José Ruiz de Mendoza Ibáñez and Francisco Gonzálvez-García (eds.), pp. 53–84 | Article
We begin by distinguishing between an ontology and a semantic system networkfor noun senses. i.e. a cultural classification of ‘things’. Next, we locate this ina systemic functional lexicogrammar, and evaluate two ways of representingit. Then we explore: (i) the reason for its overall structure;… read more
Fawcett, Robin P. 2007 Modelling ‘selection’ between referents in the English nominal group: An essay in scientific inquiry in linguisticsFunctional Perspectives on Grammar and Discourse: In honour of Angela Downing, Butler, Christopher S., Raquel Hidalgo Downing and Julia Lavid-López (eds.), pp. 165–204 | Article
This paper addresses two issues, one descriptive and one methodological. It offers a description of the English nominal group (aka noun phrase) that greatly extends the traditional concept of ‘determiner’. More specifically, it describes an integrated semantics and functional syntax for the… read more
Fawcett, Robin P. 1988 The English personal pronouns: An exercise in linguistic theoryLinguistics in a Systemic Perspective, Benson, James D., Michael J. Cummings and William S. Greaves (eds.), pp. 185 ff. | Article
Fawcett, Robin P. 1984 Language as a resourceAustralian Review of Applied Linguistics 7:1, pp. 17–56 | Article