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Contrastive rhetoric : reaching to intercultural rhetoric

Author: Ulla Connor; Ed Nagelhout; William V Rozycki
Publisher: Philadelphia : J. Benjamins Pub. Co., ©2007.
Series: Pragmatics & beyond, v. 169.
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Shows how a person's first language and culture influence writing in a second language.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Contrastive rhetoric.
Philadelphia : J. Benjamins Pub. Co., ©2007
(DLC) 2007037061
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ulla Connor; Ed Nagelhout; William V Rozycki
OCLC Number: 608622225
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 324 pages).
Contents: 1. Introduction (by Connor, Ulla); 2. Section I. Current state of contrastive rhetoric; 3. From contrastive rhetoric to intercultural rhetoric: A search for collective identity (by Li, Xiaoming); 4. The importance of comparable corpora in cross-cultural studies (by Moreno, Ana I.); 5. Section II. Contrastive corpus studies in specific genres; 6. Metadiscourse across three varieties of English: American, British, and advanced learner English (by Adel, Annelie); 7. A genre-based study of research grant proposals in China (by Feng, Haiying); 8. Different cultures - different discourses? Rhetorical patterns of business letters by English and Russian speakers (by Wolfe, Maria Loukianenko); 9. Spanish language newspaper editorials from Mexico, Spain, and the U.S. (by Pak, Chin-Sook); 10. The rhetorical structure of academic book reviews of literature: An English-Spanish cross-linguistic approach (by Suarez, Lorena); 11. Newspaper commentaries on terrorism in China and Australia: A contrastive genre study (by Wang, Wei); 12. Section III. Contrastive rhetoric and the teaching of ESL/EFL writing; 13. "Long sentences and floating commas": Mexican students' rhetorical practices and the sociocultural context (by LoCastro, Virginia); 14. English web page use in an EFL setting: A contrastive rhetoric view of the development of information literacy (by McBride, Kara); 15. From Confucianism to Marxism: A century of theme treatment in Chinese writing instruction (by You, Xiaoye); 16. Plagiarism in an intercultural rhetoric context: What we can learn about one from the other (by Bloch, Joel); 17. Section IV. Future directions; 18. A conversation on contrastive rhetoric: Dwight Atkinson and Paul Kei Matsuda talk about issues, conceptualizations, and the future of contrastive rhetoric (by Matsuda, Paul Kei); 19. Mapping multidimensional aspects of research: Reaching to intercultural rhetoric (by Connor, Ulla); 20. Notes on contributors; 21. Index
Series Title: Pragmatics & beyond, v. 169.
Responsibility: edited by Ulla Connor, Ed Nagelhout, William V. Rozycki.
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