1. Promotion of Self in an Other-Oriented Academic Sub-Genre: The Case of Self-Mention in Acknowledgments

Mahnaz Saeidi; shirin Rezaei

Volume 2, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2014, , Pages 84-98


  Although sometimes considered to act only as a means of recognizing debts, acknowledgments give the opportunity for writers to display a self-conscious and reflective representation of self. Following this assumption and to reveal some of the ways this is achieved, a corpus of 80 textbook acknowledgments ...  Read More