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Date: Mon, 15 Dec 2003 12:30:22 -0500 (EST)
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Subject: Grammatical Metaphor: Simon-Vandenbergen et al (eds)

Title: Grammatical Metaphor
Subtitle: Views from systemic functional linguistics
Series Title: Current Issues in Linguistic Theory 236
Publication Year: 2003
Publisher: John Benjamins		 
Book URL:

Editor: Anne-Marie Simon-Vandenbergen, University of Gent 
Editor: Miriam Taverniers, University of Gent 
Editor: Louise J. Ravelli, University of New South Wales 

Hardback: ISBN: 158811368X, Pages: vi, 453 pp., Price: USD 110.00
Hardback: ISBN: 902724748X, Pages: vi, 453 pp., Price: EUR 110.00

Since the 1980s, metaphor has received much attention in linguistics
in general. Within Systemic Functional Linguistics (SFL) the area of
'grammatical metaphor' has become increasingly more important. This
volume aims to raise and debate problematic issues in the study of
lexico-grammatical metaphor, and to foreground the potential of
further study in the field. There is a need to highlight the SFL
perspective on metaphor; other traditions focus on lexical aspects,
and from cognitive perspectives, while SFL focuses on the grammatical
dimension, and socio-functional aspects in the explanation of this

Table of contents

Preface J.R. 
Martin 1-3
Grammatical metaphor in SFL: A historiography of the introduction and
initial study of the concept
Miriam Taverniers 5-33 

Part I. Grammatical metaphor: Clarification and application 35 Renewal
of connection: Intergrating theory and practice in an understanding of
grammatical metaphor
Louise J. Ravelli 37-64
Nominalization as grammatical metaphor: On the need for a radically
systemic and metafunctional approach
Liesbet Heyvaert 65-99
Ambiguity in grammatical metaphor: One more reason why the distinction
transitive/ergative pays off 
Jorge Ar�s Hita 101-126 
The evolution of grammatical metaphor in scientific writing 
David Banks 127-147 

Part II. Development of metaphor in children 149 
The use of a metaphorical mode of meaning in early language
development Clare Painter 151-167
The emergence of grammatical metaphor: Literacy-oriented expressions
in the everyday speech of young children
Jane Torr and Alyson Simpson 169-183 
Grammatical metaphor in the transition to adolescence 
Beverly Derewianka 185-219 

Part III. Interpersonal metaphor: Enactment and positioning 221 Lexical
metaphor and interpersonal meaning 
Anne-Marie Simon-Vandenbergen 223-255 
The elided participant: Presenting an uncommonsense view
of the researcher's role 
Geoff Thompson 257-278
Imperative readings of grammatical metaphor: A study of congruency in
the imperative 
Inger Lassen 279-308 

Part IV. 'Metaphor' in grammar and in other modes of meaning 309
Phonological metaphor
Robert Veltman 311-335 
Intersemiosis in mathematics and science: Grammatical metaphor and
semiotic metaphor
Kay O'Halloran 337-365 

Part V. Metaphor in metalinguistic perspectives 367 
The conduit metaphor and the analysis of meaning: Peircean semiotics,
cognitive grammar and systemic functional grammar
Patrick Goethals 369-389 
Grammatical metaphor as a cognitive construct 
Randal Holme 391-415 
'Having things both ways' : Grammatical metaphor in a
systemic-functional model of language
Robin Melrose 417-442
Subject Index 443-453

Lingfield(s):	Functional & Systemic Ling (Linguistic Theories) 
		Linguistic Theories 			 

Written In:	English (Language Code: ENG)

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