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LINGUIST List 22.312

Tue Jan 18 2011

Books: Discourse Analysis: Fløttum (Ed)

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        1.     Chris Humphrey , Language and Discipline Perspectives on Academic Discourse: Fløttum (Ed)

Message 1: Language and Discipline Perspectives on Academic Discourse: Fløttum (Ed)
Date: 23-Dec-2010
From: Chris Humphrey <chumphreyc-s-p.org>
Subject: Language and Discipline Perspectives on Academic Discourse: Fløttum (Ed)
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Title: Language and Discipline Perspectives on Academic Discourse
Published: 2010
Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
                http://www.c-s-p.org

Editor: Kjersti Fløttum
Paperback: ISBN: 9781443800464 Pages: 294 Price: U.K. £ 19.99
Abstract:

This book represents the physical outcome of the symposium "Academic Voices
in Contrast", organised at the University of Bergen, Norway, in May 2006.
The symposium, focusing on recent research within the field of academic
discourse, was initiated and organised by the KIAP project (Cultural
Identity in Academic Prose; see www.uib.no/kiap/). In this project, a
special focus has been put on the study of the voice(s) of the academic
author, in the doubly contrastive perspective of language and discipline.

A narrow selection of distinguished scholars were invited to participate at
the symposium. They were asked to address issues related to "traditional"
linguistic versus contextual approaches or to interlingual and
interdisciplinary similarities and differences in academic discourse. By
the papers of the following, the symposium and the present book constitute
a clear advancement of the research on academic discourse: M. A. A. Ariza,
L. Berge, M. Bondi, S. V. Bonn, S. Carter-Thomas, T. Dahl, K. Fløttum, A.
M. Gjesdal, F. Grossmann, K. Hyland, T. Kinn, L. Lundquist, A. Mauranen, M.
Pabón, E. Rowley-Jolivet, F. Salager-Meyer, P. Shaw, J. M. Swales, J.L.
Tønnesson, E. T. Vold, F. Wirth.

Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis

Written In: English (eng )

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