A Sense of audience in written communication

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Sage Publications, 1990 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 304 pages
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This book brings together the best current original work on the concept of audience in written communication. Firstly examining historical and theoretical perspectives on audience, the contributors explore and synthesize current theories on its shifting and intangible nature as well as the broader context of post-structuralist concepts of reader, writer and text. The second part of the book embraces a wide variety of research on audience and serves to illuminate contested theoretical points of earlier chapters. Authors of chapters report on case studies, textual analyses, comparative experimental research and protocol analysis.

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Contents

Preface
7
Theories and Research on Audience
13
PreClassical Roots of the AddressedInvoked
25
Copyright

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