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Studies in Chinese Language

The collected works of M.A.K. Halliday


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The eighth volume of the Collected Works of M.A.K. Halliday series. Studies in Chinese Language, the eighth volume in the collected works of Professor M.A.K. Halliday, approaches the Chinese language from several interesting vantage points, ranging from studies of medieval to modern grammar, and also covering topics related to Chinese phonology, grammar and discourse. Professor Halliday's PhD thesis provided the basis for the first paper in this volume, 'The Language of the Chinese Secret History of the Mongols' (with examples from the book on CD-ROM). The final section on grammar and discourse includes papers looking at grammatical metaphor and scientific discourse in both Chinese and English.

"'a major enterprise comparable to a grand retrospective of the paintings of some prominent artist of a distinctive school.' Roy Harris, Times Literary Supplement"

Prefacep. vii
Acknowledgementsp. x
Medieval Chinese Grammar
Editor's Introductionp. 3
The Language of the Chinese "Secret History of the Mongols [characters not reproducible]" (1959)p. 5
The textp. 5
Method of analysisp. 8
Contextualizationp. 12
Graphic analysisp. 20
Script and languagep. 24
Grammarp. 37
Lexisp. 112
Phonology and transcriptionp. 116
Appendicesp. 128
A phonological (prosodic) analysis of the new Chinese syllable (Modern Pekingese)p. 128
Specimen analysis and translationp. 135
Statistical tablesp. 137
Lexical translation forms collocation of Mongolian namesp. 159
Suggested emendationsp. 160
Chinese syllabary and table of charactersp. 162
Modern Chinese Grammar
Editor's Introductionp. 175
Temporal Categories in the Modern Chinese Verb (with J. O. Ellis, 1951)p. 177
Grammatical Categories in Modern Chinese (1956)p. 209
Some Lexicogrammatical Features of the Dialects of the Pearl River Deltap. 249
Chinese Phonology
Editor's Introductionp. 273
The Origin and Early Development of Chinese Phonological Theory (1981)p. 275
A Systemic Interpretation of Peking Syllables (1992)p. 294
Grammar and Discourse
Editor's Introductionp. 323
Grammatical Metaphor in English and Chinese (1984)p. 325
Analysis of Scientific Texts in English and Chinese (1993)p. 334
On the Grammatical Foundations of Discourse (2001)p. 346
Appendixp. 365
Bibliographyp. 368
Indexp. 379
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ISBN: 9780826458742
ISBN-10: 0826458742
Series: The collected works of M.A.K. Halliday : Book 8
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 396
Published: 7th June 2006
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 15.6  x 2.2
Weight (kg): 0.73
Edition Number: 1