A New Architecture for Functional Grammar (Functional by J. Lachlan Mackenzie, María de los Ángeles Gómez-González

By J. Lachlan Mackenzie, María de los Ángeles Gómez-González

This quantity makes an attempt to supply a brand new structure for sensible grammar, bringing jointly many modern discoveries. In a center article by means of Kees Hengeveld, a history is given to a dozen contributions by way of a world array of students, each one of whom extra develops the version in his or her personal strong point. the amount concludes with an epilogue by means of Hengeveld, within which he attracts jointly many of the strands right into a united notion.

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In: Mike Hannay and A. Machtelt Bolkestein (eds), vii–xii. Hannay, Mike and Machtelt Bolkestein (eds) 1998b Functional Grammar and Verbal Interaction. Amsterdam and Philadelphia: Benjamins. Hengeveld, Kees 1989 Layers and operators in Functional Grammar. Journal of Linguistics 25: 127–157. 1992 Non-verbal Predication: Theory, Typology, Diachrony. Berlin and New York: Mouton de Gruyter. 1997 Cohesion in Functional Grammar. In: John H. Connolly, Roel M. Vismans, Christopher S. Butler and Richard A.

A special word of thanks goes to Mike Hannay, for a revival of the group’s activities when the time was there, and to Lachlan Mackenzie for joining this revival. Outside the FG-DISCO group, and extending over the same period, I have had countless 18 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. Kees Hengeveld discussions with Gerry Wanders about the topic of this chapter, in which she has manifested herself as a critical and generous sparring partner. I am grateful to her for her help. Given the extensive interaction with all of these colleagues over a long period of time, it is hard to do justice to their individual contributions to the contents of this chapter.

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