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Writing around the world : a guide to writing across cultures

Author: Matthew McCool
Publisher: London ; New York : Continuum, ©2009.
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Cultures use different writing strategies because they strive for different goals. Some cultures rely on writer responsibility while other cultures rely on reader responsibility. Writer responsibility emphasizes clear and concise prose, actions over subjects, practical implications, and follows a deductive logical structure. Misunderstandings are the writer's responsibility. Reader responsibility emphasizes flowery  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
McCool, Matthew.
Writing around the world.
London ; New York : Continuum, ©2009
(DLC) 2009278886
(OCoLC)277203877
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Matthew McCool
ISBN: 9781441195395 1441195394
OCLC Number: 676698661
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 139 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: 1. Basic Principles of Intercultural Writing; 2. Deepest Dimensions of Culture; 3. Language and Culture; 4. Writing around the World; 5. Ethics of Intercultural Writing; 6. Intercultural Toolbox; Glossary; Acknowledgements; Bibliography; Index.
Responsibility: by Matthew McCool.

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