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Message 1: Functions of Language, Vol 6:1

Date: Mon, 06 Dec 1999 14:38:17 +0100
From: Kristin Davidse <Kristin.Davidsearts.kuleuven.ac.be>
Subject: Functions of Language, Vol 6:1

FUNCTIONS OF LANGUAGE

A journal which explores the FUNCTIONAL perspective to the study of
language-as-system and of texts-in-context. It promotes the
constructive interaction between theory, description and applied
research.


Editors:	Kristin Davidse
	 	William McGregor
	 	Anne-Marie Simon-Vandenbergen

Assistant-editor: Miriam Taverniers

ISSN 0929 -998X

John Benjamins Publishing Company

Volume 6 (1999) issue 1 is available now. 

CONTENTS OF VOLUME 6.1

*ARTICLES:

CHRISTIAN M.I.M. MATTHIESEN
The system of TRANSITIVITY. An explorative study of text-based profiles.

ARLENE HARVEY
Definitions in English technical discourse.

WILLY VAN LANGENDOCK
Neurolinguistics and syntactic evidence for basic level meaning in proper
names

*SQUIB:

WILLIAM McGREGOR
How many types of internal conjunction?


*REVIEWS:

ANGELIKA BECKER & MARY CAROLL. The Acquisition of Spatial Relations in a
Second Language (Claude Vandeloise).
ANDREW GOATLY. The Language of Metaphors (Johan Vanparys).


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PREVIOUS VOLUME (5.1/2, 1998)

*ARTICLES

M.A.K. HALLIDAY
On the grammar of pain

JAY L. LEMKE
Resources for attitudinal meaning: Evaluative orientations in text semantics

JANE TORR
The development of modality in pre-school years: Language as a verhicle for
understanding possibilities and obligations in veryday life

ROBERT VELTMAN
The silence of the words: Duality of patterning as a natural relation, not
a barrier

JEAN-CHRITOPHE VERSTRAETE
A semiotic model for the description of levels in conjunction: external,
internal-modal and internal-speech functional

AGNES WEYUN HE & BRIAN LINDSEY
"You know" as an information status enhancing device: Arguments from
grammar and interaction

*SQUIB

ROBERT de BEAUGRANDE
On 'usefulness' and 'validity' in the theory and practice of linguistics: a
riposte to H.G. Widdowson


*REVIEW ARTICLE

JAMES R. MARTIN'S English Text: System and Structure (John A. Bateman)

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