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Text Linguistics: The How and Why of Meaning
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Equinox
Publication date November 12, 2014
Pages 427
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781904768487
ISBN-10 1904768482
Dimensions 1 by 6 by 9 in.
Weight 1.20 lbs.
Published in Great Britain
Original list price $39.95
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Amazon.com description: Product Description: Whether prose or poetry, how does a text come to mean what it does? A functional-semantic approach to text analysis, such as is illustrated in this book, offers a revealing look at the resources of language at work in the creation of meaning, and a unique perspective on the text as object of study. Believing the best way to learn about text linguistics is through the analysis of full texts, the author includes analyses of texts, both spoken and written, drawn from a variety of genres, including examples of religious and political discourse. In the first section, the author provides an overview suitable to those who are new to the theory and methodology of Systemic Functional Grammar and Rhetorical Structure Theory. Building on this foundation, section two presents the findings from several case studies in text analysis, demonstrating how to conduct indepth functional-semantic analysis of selected texts. This second section will benefit both beginners and those who have already had some background in the study of linguistics. Text Linguistics is the ideal choice for those who are learning about text linguistics, and functional approaches to language study.

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from Equinox (November 12, 2014)
9781904768470 | details & prices | 427 pages | 7.00 × 9.75 × 1.25 in. | 1.95 lbs | List price $99.95
About: Whether prose or poetry, how does a text come to mean what it does?
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from Equinox (November 12, 2014)
9781904768487 | details & prices | 427 pages | 6.00 × 9.00 × 1.00 in. | 1.20 lbs | List price $39.95
About: Whether prose or poetry, how does a text come to mean what it does?

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