Towards a text theory: (within text linguistics).

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The aim of this keynote paper is to discuss some landmarks in text linguistics (TL) development and focus on one discipline in particular, in which my research work takes place: text theory. This presentation is organised into three parts, which are ordered by either time or space: (i)
the initial phase of TL in the 1970s; (ii) francophone TL; (iii) the text theory being developed at NOVA-FCSH.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationGrammar and text:
Subtitle of host publicationSelected papers from the 10th and 11th Fora for Linguistic Sharing
EditorsMaria Antónia Coutinho, Ana Guilherme, Joana Teixeira, Beatriz Carvalho
Place of PublicationNewcastle Upon Tyne
PublisherCambridge Scholars Publishing
Number of pages25
ISBN (Electronic)13:978-1-5275-0568-1
Publication statusPublished - 2018


  • text theory
  • textual genre
  • landmarks of text linguistics


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