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What genre theory does

Publikation: Bidrag til bog/antologi/rapportBidrag til bog/antologi

Purpose
To provide a small overview of genre theory and its associated concepts and to show how genre theory has had its antecedents in certain parts of the social sciences and not in the humanities.
Findings
The chapter argues that the explanatory force of genre theory may be explained with its emphasis on everyday genres, de facto genres.
Originality/value
By providing an overview of genre theory, the chapter demonstrates the wealth and richness of forms of explanations in genre theory.
OriginalsprogEngelsk
TitelGenre theory in information studies
RedaktørerJack Andersen
Antal sider12
Vol/bind11
ForlagEmerald Group Publishing
Publikationsdato2015
Udgave1
Sider1 - 12
ISBN (Trykt)978-1-78441-255-5
ISBN (Elektronisk)978-1-78441-254-8
DOI
StatusUdgivet - 2015
NavnStudies in Information
Vol/bind11
ISSN2055-5377

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