Semantic Variation: Meaning in Society and in Sociolinguistics - The Collected Works of Ruqaiya Hasan Vol 2 - Ruqaiya Hasan†

Semantic Variation: Meaning in Society and in Sociolinguistics - The Collected Works of Ruqaiya Hasan Vol 2 - Ruqaiya Hasan†

9 Contexts for meaning [1993]

Semantic Variation: Meaning in Society and in Sociolinguistics - The Collected Works of Ruqaiya Hasan Vol 2 - Ruqaiya Hasan†

Ruqaiya Hasan† [+-]
Macquarie University
Ruqaiya Hasan, who died in 2015, was a professor of linguistics who taught and held visiting positions at various universities in England. Her last appointment was at Macquarie University, Australia, from where she retired as Emeritus Professor in 1994. Throughout her career she researched and published widely in the areas of verbal art, culture, context and text, text and texture, lexicogrammar and semantic variation. Read her obituary here

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1 Introduction; 2 Language and communication: the dominant perspective; 3 Communication and language: a functional perspective; 4 Functionalism and social meaning; 5 Semantic variation: the ideological power of worded meaning; 6 Synopsis

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Hasan†, Ruqaiya . 9 Contexts for meaning [1993]. Semantic Variation: Meaning in Society and in Sociolinguistics - The Collected Works of Ruqaiya Hasan Vol 2. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 355-379 Jul 2009. ISBN 9781904768364. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=30236. Date accessed: 14 Aug 2020 doi: 10.1558/equinox.30236. Jul 2009

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