ERIC Number: EJ470317
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
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Rethinking Genre from a Sociocognitive Perspective.
Berkenkotter, Carol; Huckin, Thomas N.
Written Communication, v10 n4 p475-509 Oct 1993
Argues for an activity-based theory of genre knowledge. Provides data from case study research concerning "insider knowledge" about genres of academic cultures. Proposes five general principles as a basis for a theory of genre. (HB)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
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