Winner of the Best Book Award in the 1995 NCTE Awards for Excellence in Technical and Scientific Communication.
Contents: Preface. Rethinking Genre from a Sociocognitive
Perspective. News Value in Scientific Journal Articles. You Are
What You Cite: Novelty and Intertextuality in a Biologist's
Experimental Article. Sites of Contention, Sites of Negotiation:
Textual Dynamics of Peer Review in the Construction of Scientific
Knowledge. Evolution of a Scholarly Forum: Reader, 1977-1988.
Gatekeeping at an Academic Convention. Conventions, Conversations,
and the Writer: An Apprenticeship Tale of a Doctoral Student, with
John M. Ackerman. J.M. AckermanPostscript: The
Assimilation and Tactics of Nate. Suffer the Little Children:
Learning the Curriculum Genres of School and University.