English text : system and structure (eBook, 2011) [University of Maryland, College Park]
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English text : system and structure

English text : system and structure

Author: J R Martin
Publisher: Amsterdam : John Benjamins, [2011]
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This book is a comprehensive introduction to text forming resources in English, along with practical procedures for analysing English texts and relating them to their contexts of use. It has been designed to complement functional grammars of English ...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Martin, J.R.
English text.
Amsterdam : John Benjamins, 1992
(OCoLC)663900632
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: J R Martin
ISBN: 9789027274045 9027274045
DOI: 10.1075/z.59
OCLC Number: 777939189
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 620 pages)
Contents: 1. 1. Discourse semantics: a proposal for triple articulation; 2. 2. Negotiation: shaping meaning through dialogue; 3. 3. Identification: REFERENCE as semantic choice; 4. 4. Conjunction and continuity: the logic of English text; 5. 5. Ideation: the company words keep; 6. 6. Texture: interleaving discourse semantics, lexicogrammar and phonology; 7. 7. Context: register, genre and ideology; 8. References; 9. Index
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