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Language and Society

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Language and Society by M.A.K. Halliday
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A major enterprise comparable to a grand retrospective of the painting of some prominent artist of a distinctive school. Roy Harris, Times Literary Supplement. The tenth volume in Professor M.A.K. Halliday's collected works includes papers focusing on Language and Society. The papers provide a framework for understanding the social meaning of language, and the relation of language to other social phenomena. The volume begins with Professor Halliday's ground-breaking work on the users and uses of language. Subsequent chapters are organized around a discussion of sociolinguistic theory, and the relation between language and social class and social structure.

Author Biography

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.
Release date NZ
January 31st, 2009
Contributor
Edited by Jonathan J. Webster
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
1, black & white illustrations
Imprint
Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd.
Pages
320
Dimensions
156x234x17
ISBN-13
9781847065773
Product ID
2758255

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