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Title: The Essential Halliday
Written By: Michael A. K. Halliday
Edited By: Jonathan J. Webster
Description:

"Distils the major insights from six decades of research by the foremost
functional linguist of our times"- J. R. Martin, Professor of Linguistics,
University of Sydney, Australia.


The Essential Halliday contains selected articles by M A K Halliday on the
core areas of Systemic Functional Linguistics. Presenting a thorough survey
of Halliday’s published work across five decades, the reader includes
discussion of function, metafunction, grammar, metaphor, learning and
teaching language, child language, computational linguistics, semantics,
social semiotics and discourse analysis. Detailed cross references and
suggestions for further reading guide the reader to other articles of
interest.

This comprehensive reader is an indispensable guide to the work of M A K
Halliday. It will be an invaluable resource for students and researchers of
Systemic Functional Linguistics.

Publication Year: 2009
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing (formerly The Continuum International Publishing Group)
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Computational Linguistics
Discourse Analysis
Semantics
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ISBN: 9780826495
ISBN-13: 9780826495341
Pages: 488
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