Martin, J.R. & White, P.R.R., 2005, The Language of Evaluation, Appraisal in English, Palgrave Macmillan, London & New York
(The links on the right will take you directly to the relevant page on amazon.com or amazon.co.uk.)
Some of the key publications in Appraisal include (in chronological order):
Iedema, R., S. Feez, and P.R.R. White. 1994. Media Literacy, Sydney,
Disadvantaged Schools Program, NSW Department of School Education. (for links
to some extracts, see homepage)
Martin, J.R. 1995a. 'Interpersonal Meaning, Persuasion, and Public Discourse:
Packing Semiotic Punch', Australian Journal of Linguistics 15: 3-67.
Martin, J.R. 1995b. 'Reading Positions/Positioning Readers: JUDGEMENT in
English', Prospect: a Journal of Australian TESOL 10 (2): 27-37
Christie, F. & Martin, J.R. (eds) 1997. Genres and Institutions: Social
Processes in the Workplace and School, London, Cassell.
Coffin, C. 1997. 'Constructing and Giving Value to the Past: an Investigation
into Second School History', in Genre and Institutions - Social Processes
in the Workplace and School, Christie, F. & Martin, J.R. (eds), London,
Chapter 4 of Eggins, S. & Slade, D. 1997. Analysing Casual Conversation,
Martin, J.R. 2000. 'Beyond Exchange: APPRAISAL Systems in English', in Evaluation
in Text, Hunston, S. & Thompson, G. (eds), Oxford, Oxford University Press.
Rothery, J. & Stenglin, M. 2000. 'Interpreting Literature: The Role of APPRAISAL',
in Researching Language in Schools and Functional Linguistic Perspectives.,
Unsworth, L. (ed.), London, Cassell
White, P.R.R. 2000. 'Dialogue and Inter-Subjectivity: Reinterpreting the
Semantics of Modality and Hedging', in Working With Dialog, Coulthard,
M., Cotterill, J., & Rock, F. (eds), Neimeyer.
Miller, D., 2004, “…to meet our common challenge”:
ENGAGEMENT strategies of alignment and alienation in current US international
(to appear in Intercultural Discourse in Domain-specific English,
Maurizio Gotti & Christopher Candlin (eds.), Textus XVIII (2004)
Miller, D., 2002, "Multiple judicial opinions as specialized
sites of engagement: conflicting paradigms of valuation and legitimation in
Bush v. Gore 2000", in M. Gotti, D. Heller e M. Dossena (eds),
Conflict and Negotiation in Specialized Texts, Bern: Peter Lang,
Linguistic Insights Series, 2002, pp. 119-141
White, P.R.R., 2006, "White, P.R.R. 2006 'Evaluative Semantics and Ideological Positioning in Journalistic Discourse', in Image and Ideology in the Mass Media, Lassen, I. (ed.), Amsterdam/Philadelphia, John Benjamins: 45- 73
A full listing of publications by P.R.R. White (most concerned in some way with Appraisal) can be found at Peter's personal website - www.prrwhite.info.
Please Note. This is only a partial, preliminary
list. Other key references are either currently unpublished or in preparation
for publication. More to be added when available.
Hood, S. 2004
Sue Hoods Ph.D, Appraising Research: Taking a stance in academic writing,
is available via the following link: (Hood
Kšrner, H. 2000
Kšrner, H., 2000, Negotiating Authority: The Logogenesis of Dialogue
in Common Law Judgments, unpublished Ph.D dissertation, Linguistics
Department, University of Sydney, Sydney
Henrike has very kindly made her Ph.D available for download. It's available
for download in Microsoft Word format via this link: (Körner
White, P.R.R, 1998
White, P.R.R. 1998, 'Telling Media Tales: the News Story As Rhetoric'.
Unpublished Ph.D Dissertation, University of Sydney, Sydney. is available
for download as a series of Word files via this link (White
Don, A. 2003
Attitude and Email Interaction, completed October 2003, accessible
Don, A. 2007
'A Framework for the investigation of interactive
norms and the construction of textual identity in written discourse communities:
The case of an email discussion list' , (uses Attitude and Attitude target analysis in examining generic conventions of one email-mediated discourse community) Unpublished PhD Thesis, Department
of English Language and Literature, University of Birmingham, U.K. accessible
Hommerberg, C. 2011
Persuasiveness in the discourse of wine:
The rhetoric of Robert Parker. Charlotte Hommerberg's PhD thesis, published by the School of Language and Literature, Linnaeus University, Sweden, may be downloaded in pdf form by clicking on this link . (Chapter 7 is devoted to the use of Appraisal resources in the construal of Parker's discursive persona.)
Sabir Birot, 2008
EVALUATION IN MEDIA REPORTING: A COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS IN BBC, CNN AND ALJAZEERA REPORTS: Unpublished MA Dissertation, Department of English Language and Literature, University of Liverpool, U.K.downloadable in two files: frontpages here, and main body here.
Dewhurst, Jane, 2010
A contrastive study of interpersonal resources employed in English and German newspaper commentary texts.: Unpublished MA Dissertation, Centre for English Language Studies, University of Birmigham, Birmingham, U.K. downloadable in PDF form here. .