Continuum Companion to Systemic Functional Linguistics

Continuum Companion to Systemic Functional Linguistics

By: Jonathan J. Webster (editor), M. A. K. Halliday (editor)Paperback

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"The Continuum Companion to Systemic Functional Linguistics" is designed to be the essential one-volume resource for students and researchers. The book includes: an introduction to the field; a comprehensive introduction to methodology and issues; definitions of key terms; outlines of research areas; a guide to researching systemic functional linguistics; and, a bibliography of key readings. Comprehensive and accessible, this 'Continuum Companion' will be the essential guide for students and researchers of systemic functional linguistics.

About Author

Professor M. A. K. Halliday (b. 1925) was Foundation Professor of Linguistics at the University of Sydney, Australia, until his retirement and has taught as a Visiting Professor around the world. As a self-styled 'generalist' he has published in many branches of linguistics. Professor Jonathan J. Webster is Head of the Department of Chinese, Translation and Linguistics at the City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.


1. Introduction, Jonathan Webster (City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong); 2. Ideas & new directions, Christian Matthiessen (Macquarie University, Australia); 3. Methods, techniques, problems, M. A. K. Halliday; 4. Language development, Clare Painter (University of New South Wales, Australia); 5. Language and other primate species, James Benson (York University, Canada) & Paul Thibault (Agder University College, Kristiansand, Norway); 6. Linguistics Computing, Elke Teich (Technische Universitat Darmstadt, Germany); 7. Corpus-based research, Wu Canzhong; 8. Clinical applications, Elizabeth Armstrong; 9. Discourse studies, Jim Martin (University of Sydney, Australia); 10. The place of context in a systemic functional model, Ruqaiya Hasan; 11. Stylistic analysis, Annabelle Lukin (Macquarie University, Australia) & David Butt (Macquarie University, Australia); 12. Resources and courses, Mick O'Donnell (University Autonoma de Madrid, Spain); 13. Keywords; Bibliography; Index.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780826494481
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 302
  • ID: 9780826494481
  • ISBN10: 082649448X

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