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Academic writing [electronic resource] : intercultural and textual issues / edited by Eija Ventola, Anna Mauranen.

Contributor(s): Ventola, Eija | Mauranen, Anna.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Pragmatics & beyond: new ser. 41.Publisher: Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Pub., c1996Description: 1 online resource (xi, 260 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9789027285652 (electronic bk.); 9027285659 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): English language -- Rhetoric -- Study and teaching | Academic writing -- Study and teaching | Academic writing -- Social aspects | Intercultural communication | Multicultural education | Language and culture | Colecci�on Educaci�on intercultural | Comunicaci�on intercultural | Lemguaje y cultura | LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Rhetoric | REFERENCE -- Writing Skills | LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Composition & Creative Writing | Schrijftaal | Academici | Anglais (langue) -- Rh�etorique | Multiculturalisme | Rh�etorique | Langage et cultureGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Academic writing.DDC classification: 808/.042/07 Other classification: 17.63 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
ACADEMIC WRITING INTERCULTURAL AND TEXTUAL ISSUES; Editorial page; Title page; Copyright page; Table of contents; Preface; Acknowledgements; I. CONTEXT AND GENRE; Strategic Vagueness in Academic Writing; Three Hypothetical Strategies in Philosophical Writing; Occluded Genres in the Academy: The Case of the Submission Letter; Academic Writing in Computer Science: A Comparison of Genres; The Hidden Curriculum of Technology for Academic Writing Toward a Research Agenda; II. CULTURE AND TEXTUALITY.
Summary: Writing is crucial to the academic world. It is the main mode of communication among scientists and scholars and also a means for students for obtaining their degrees. The papers in this volume highlight the intercultural, generic and textual complexities of academic writing. Comparisons are made between various traditions of academic writing in different cultures and contexts and the studies combine linguistic analyses with analyses of the social settings in which academic writing takes place and is acquired. The common denominator for the papers is writing in English and attention is given t.
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ACADEMIC WRITING INTERCULTURAL AND TEXTUAL ISSUES; Editorial page; Title page; Copyright page; Table of contents; Preface; Acknowledgements; I. CONTEXT AND GENRE; Strategic Vagueness in Academic Writing; Three Hypothetical Strategies in Philosophical Writing; Occluded Genres in the Academy: The Case of the Submission Letter; Academic Writing in Computer Science: A Comparison of Genres; The Hidden Curriculum of Technology for Academic Writing Toward a Research Agenda; II. CULTURE AND TEXTUALITY.

Writing is crucial to the academic world. It is the main mode of communication among scientists and scholars and also a means for students for obtaining their degrees. The papers in this volume highlight the intercultural, generic and textual complexities of academic writing. Comparisons are made between various traditions of academic writing in different cultures and contexts and the studies combine linguistic analyses with analyses of the social settings in which academic writing takes place and is acquired. The common denominator for the papers is writing in English and attention is given t.

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