Disciplinary identities: individuality and community in academic writing
Hyland, Ken, ed. (2012) Disciplinary identities: individuality and community in academic writing. Cambridge Applied Linguistics . Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press. ISBN 9780521192217Full text not available from this repository.
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An engaging, advanced-level introduction to the emerging field of discourse studies of identity, with particular reference to academic contexts. Disciplinary Identities uses findings from corpus research to present fascinating insights into the relationship between author identity and disciplinarity in academic writing. Ken Hyland draws on a number of sources to explore how authors convey aspects of their identities within the constraints placed upon them by their disciplines' rhetorical conventions. He promotes corpus methods as important tools in identity research, demonstrating the effectiveness of keyword and collocation analysis in highlighting both the norms of a particular genre and an author's idiosyncratic choices.
|Subjects:||H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
P Language and Literature > P Philology. Linguistics
Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > Z004 Books. Writing. Paleography
|Divisions:||Faculty of Social Sciences > Centre for Applied Linguistics|
|Series Name:||Cambridge Applied Linguistics|
|Publisher:||Cambridge University Press|
|Place of Publication:||Cambridge, U.K.|
|Official Date:||22 March 2012|
|Number of Pages:||250|
|Status:||Not Peer Reviewed|
|Access rights to Published version:||Restricted or Subscription Access|
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