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LINGUIST List 19.80

Wed Jan 09 2008

Books: Discourse Analysis/Text&Corpus Ling/Pragmatics: Koutsantoni

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        1.    Christian Bieri, Developing Academic Literacies: Koutsantoni


Message 1: Developing Academic Literacies: Koutsantoni
Date: 21-Dec-2007
From: Christian Bieri <publicitypeterlang.com>
Subject: Developing Academic Literacies: Koutsantoni
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Title: Developing Academic Literacies
Subtitle: Understanding Disciplinary Communities' Culture and Rhetoric
Series Title: Contemporary Studies in Descriptive Linguistics. Volume 4
Published: 2007
Publisher: Peter Lang AG
                http://www.peterlang.com

Book URL: http://www.peterlang.com/Index.cfm?vLang=E&vSiteID=4&vSiteName=BookDetail%2Ecfm&VID=10575

Author: Dmitra Koutsantoni
Paperback: ISBN: 9783039105755 Pages: 302 Price: U.S. $ 73.95
Paperback: ISBN: 9783039105755 Pages: 302 Price: Europe EURO 62.60 Comment: for Austria; incl. VAT
Paperback: ISBN: 9783039105755 Pages: 302 Price: U.K. £ 37.00
Paperback: ISBN: 9783039105755 Pages: 302 Price: Europe EURO 56.90
Paperback: ISBN: 9783039105755 Pages: 302 Price: Europe EURO 60.90 Comment: for Germany; incl. VAT
Abstract:

This book combines a social constructionist view of academic writing with a
pedagogical orientation seeking to explore the dialogic relationship
between the culture of academic discourse communities and their rhetoric,
and provide a comprehensive analysis of variation across disciplines,
genres and national intellectual cultures. The analysis focuses on the
rhetorical organisation of research genres and the resources that convey
authors' epistemic and attitudinal stance. The findings form the basis for
the design of socio-culturally oriented learning materials for the teaching
of writing in the disciplines and the development of academic literacies.

Contents:

Disciplinary Communities' Culture and Genres - Rhetorical Patterns in
Disciplinary Written Communication: Genre Analysis - Engaging in Dialogue:
Hedges - Investing in Propositions and Alluding to Shared Understandings:
Attitude, Certainty and Common Knowledge Markers - Appearing as the Author,
Researcher and Originator of Claims: Personal Attribution - Rhetoric and
National Cultures: Cross-Cultural Variation - Developing Academic
Literacies - In Practice.

Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
                            Pragmatics
                            Text/Corpus Linguistics

Written In: English (eng )

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http://linguistlist.org/get-book.html?BookID=33179




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