Description - Disciplinary Identities by Ken Hyland
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. Also available separately as a hardback.
Buy Disciplinary Identities by Ken Hyland from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Format: Paperback / softback
(226mm x 150mm x 18mm)
Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication:
Book Reviews - Disciplinary Identities by Ken Hyland
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Disciplinary Identities book by Ken Hyland and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)
A Preview for this title is currently not available.