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Book: Developing Systemic Functional Linguistics

Chapter: 10. Genre and appraisal theories in Functional Discourse Analysis – with reference to accounts in Dragon Carving and the Literary Mind

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.19470


This chapter examines the genre and evaluation thoughts in a Chinese classic Dragon Carving and the Literary Mind (hereafter, for short, Dragon Carving), with the aim of drawing insights from this single longest treatise in Chinese literary criticism.

Chapter Contributors

  • Li Zhanzi ( - Zhanzi1799786653) 'Nanjing International Studies University'