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Conference Paper: Stylistic prescriptivism vs. authorial practice: an answer from corpus evidence

TitleStylistic prescriptivism vs. authorial practice: an answer from corpus evidence
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Issue Date2016
Citation
The 37th ICAME Conference, The Chinese University of Hong Kong. Hong, Kong, 25-29 May 2016 How to Cite?
AbstractScholarly writing is far from a mechanistic composition of data analyses but a dynamic social construction of knowledge within the disciplinary community (Bamford & Bondi, 2005; Bazerman, 1988; Hyland, 2004). Foreign and novice writers, therefore, find this challenging and make much reliance on style manuals for authoritative opinions about standard, acceptable usage of the language. However, these guidelines tend to be prescriptive in language use and typically lack empirical justification, and, as a result, are sometimes oversimplified or even misconceived ...
DescriptionConference Theme: Corpus Linguistics across Cultures
Persistent Identifierhttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/233311

 

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dc.contributor.authorJiang, F-
dc.date.accessioned2016-09-20T05:36:00Z-
dc.date.available2016-09-20T05:36:00Z-
dc.date.issued2016-
dc.identifier.citationThe 37th ICAME Conference, The Chinese University of Hong Kong. Hong, Kong, 25-29 May 2016-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/233311-
dc.descriptionConference Theme: Corpus Linguistics across Cultures-
dc.description.abstractScholarly writing is far from a mechanistic composition of data analyses but a dynamic social construction of knowledge within the disciplinary community (Bamford & Bondi, 2005; Bazerman, 1988; Hyland, 2004). Foreign and novice writers, therefore, find this challenging and make much reliance on style manuals for authoritative opinions about standard, acceptable usage of the language. However, these guidelines tend to be prescriptive in language use and typically lack empirical justification, and, as a result, are sometimes oversimplified or even misconceived ...-
dc.languageeng-
dc.relation.ispartofICAME 37 Conference-
dc.rightsCreative Commons: Attribution 3.0 Hong Kong License-
dc.titleStylistic prescriptivism vs. authorial practice: an answer from corpus evidence-
dc.typeConference_Paper-
dc.description.naturepostprint-
dc.identifier.hkuros263597-

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