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LINGUIST List 20.1142

Sun Mar 29 2009

Books: Discipline of Ling/Ling Theories: Halliday, Webster (Eds)

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        1.    Luke Roberts, Continuum Companion to Systemic Functional Linguistics: Halliday, Webster (Eds)

Message 1: Continuum Companion to Systemic Functional Linguistics: Halliday, Webster (Eds)
Date: 27-Mar-2009
From: Luke Roberts <lrobertscontinuum-books.com>
Subject: Continuum Companion to Systemic Functional Linguistics: Halliday, Webster (Eds)
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Title: Continuum Companion to Systemic Functional Linguistics
Published: 2009
Publisher: Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd
                http://www.continuumbooks.com

Editor: Michael A. K. Halliday
Editor: Jonathan J. Webster
Hardback: ISBN: 0826494471 9780826494474 Pages: 320 Price: U.S. $ 150.00
Hardback: ISBN: 0826494471 9780826494474 Pages: 320 Price: U.K. £ 75.00
Paperback: ISBN: 082649448X 9780826494481 Pages: 320 Price: U.K. £ 24.99
Paperback: ISBN: 082649448X 9780826494481 Pages: 320 Price: U.S. $ 49.95
Abstract:

"This volume brings together twelve contributions from leading figures
working in 'the IFG tradition' within Systemic Functional Linguistics. Each
provides an overview of one aspect of recent thinking in this version of
SFL, with its strongly social and cultural orientation. For readers who are
looking for a one-volume summary that gives the authentic flavour of this
significant body of work, I warmly recommend this book."
- Robin P Fawcett, Emeritus Professor of Linguistics, Cardiff University, UK.

"This is a most welcome collection, representing a wide range of
applications of Systemic Functional Linguistics (SFL) from leading scholars
in the field. The chapters provide valuable insights into theoretical and
methodological issues of current concern to SFL researchers. The book is an
indispensable guide to engaging with SFL."
- Honglin Chen, Senior Lecturer, University of Wollongong, Australia.

The Continuum Companion to Systemic Functional Linguistics is designed to
be the essential one-volume resource for students and researchers. The book
includes:

* introduction to the field by M A K Halliday
* comprehensive introduction to methodology and issues
* definitions of key terms
* outlines of research areas
* guide to researching systemic functional linguistics
* bibliography of key readings

Comprehensive and accessible, this Companion will be the essential guide
for students and researchers of systemic functional linguistics.

Linguistic Field(s): Discipline of Linguistics
                            Linguistic Theories

Written In: English (eng )

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