Academic Discourse - New Insights into Evaluation
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This volume assembles a selection of papers presented at an international conference held in Pontignano, Siena, (14-16 June 2003). It discusses the concept of evaluation in academic discourse and the methodological tools most apt to investigate it. All contributions focus on a crucial dimension of academic communication: the epistemic and attitudinal assessment of content and the argumentative and metadiscourse devices used to interact with audiences of scholars or novices. The assembled contributions deal with theoretical and methodological issues including diverse academic genres ranging…mehr

Produktbeschreibung
This volume assembles a selection of papers presented at an international conference held in Pontignano, Siena, (14-16 June 2003). It discusses the concept of evaluation in academic discourse and the methodological tools most apt to investigate it. All contributions focus on a crucial dimension of academic communication: the epistemic and attitudinal assessment of content and the argumentative and metadiscourse devices used to interact with audiences of scholars or novices. The assembled contributions deal with theoretical and methodological issues including diverse academic genres ranging from written and oral texts. A report of the discussion on evaluation in academic texts concludes the volume.
  • Produktdetails
  • Linguistic Insights 15
  • Verlag: Peter Lang Ltd. International Academic Publishers
  • Artikelnr. des Verlages: 10353
  • Neuausg.
  • Seitenzahl: 234
  • Erscheinungstermin: 3. Dezember 2004
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 224mm x 149mm x 14mm
  • Gewicht: 340g
  • ISBN-13: 9783039103539
  • ISBN-10: 3039103539
  • Artikelnr.: 24937460
Autorenporträt
The Editors: Gabriella Del Lungo Camiciotti is Professor of English and member of the Department of Linguistics of the University of Florence. Her key research interests include the pragmatic and discursive analysis of both narrative and academic/professional texts with special attention to the language of evaluation and intersubjective stance from a historical perspective. Her recent research focuses on both late medieval narratives and economics/business texts from the nineteenth century.
Elena Tognini Bonelli is Professor of English Language in the Faculty of Economics, University of Siena, and Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Birmingham, U.K. Her main research interest lies in corpus linguistics both from a theoretical and an applied perspective. Her recent research focuses on the language of argumentation and evaluation in business and economics.
Inhaltsangabe
Contents: Ken Hyland: Engagement and Disciplinarity: The Other Side of Evaluation - John M. Swales: Evaluation in Academic Speech: First Forays - Ellen Valle: "A Nice and Accurate Philosopher": Interactivity and Evaluation in a Historical Context - Belinda Crawford Camiciottoli: Audience-Oriented Relevance Markers in Business Studies Lectures - Inmaculada Fortanet-Gómez: Verbal Stance in Spoken Academic Discourse - Philip Shaw: How Do We Recognise Implicit Evaluation in Academic Book Reviews? - Marc Silver/Marina Bondi: Weaving Voices: a Study of Article Openings in Historical Discourse - Paul Tucker: Evaluation and Interpretation in Art-Historical Discourse - Pauline Webber: Negation in Linguistics Papers - Anna Mauranen: Where Next? A Summary of the Round Table Discussion - Paul Drew: Integrating Qualitative Analysis of Evaluative Discourse with the Quantitative Approach of Corpus Linguistics.