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Title: Research Genres
Subtitle: Explorations and Applications
Written By: John M. Swales
URL: http://www.cambridge.org/9780521825948
Series Title: Cambridge Applied Linguistics
Description:

Research Genres discusses today's research world, its various
configurations of genres, and the role of English within them. Theoretical
and methodological issues are explored, with a special emphasis on various
metaphors of genre. The book is full of carefully-worked detail and each
chapter ends with suggestions for pedagogical practice. Research Genres
provides a rich and scholarly account of this key area.

Publication Year: 2004
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Discourse Analysis
Subject Language(s): English
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0521825946
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 324
Prices: U.K. £ 53.00
U.S. $ 75.00

 
 
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0521533341
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 324
Prices: U.S. $ 32.99
U.K. £ 20.50