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Title: Genre, Frames and Writing in Research Settings
Written By: Brian Paltridge
Series Title: Pragmatics & Beyond New Series, 45

This book presents a perspective on genre based on what it is that leads users of a language to recognise a communicative event as an instance of a particular genre. Key notions in this perspective are those of prototype, inheritance, and intertextuality; that is, the extent to which a text is typical of the particular genre, the qualities or properties that are inherited from other instances of the communicative event, and the ways in which a text is influenced by other texts of a similar kind. The texts which form the basis of this discussion are drawn from experimental research reporting in English.

Publication Year: 1997
Publisher: John Benjamins
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Linguistic Field(s): Pragmatics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1556198078
ISBN-13: 9781556198076
Pages: 192
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 9027250588
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 192
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