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Silence textuel et image: traduction et réduction du travail de terrain en géologie

Abstract : Scientific discourse is clearly an area of intense research activity across varied disciplines. Long neglected as a primary impetus of study, textual silence, or written discoursal practices marked by linguistic " absences ", has recently been gaining attention among discourse analysts (e.g., Huckin 1997, 1999; Swales 1999). Recent work (Dressen 1998, Dressen & Swales 2000) has shown that instances of textual silence abound in field disciplines such as Geology, where most field results " disappear " in the published research article. By encompassing much of field information in the form of non-linguistic text, visual representations allow for and even necessitate the " silencing " of many of these fieldwork details and results in the research article. This study will look at the role images and conventionalized discourse play in the establishment of silential boundaries, through the transformation of one fieldwork study to its conference abstract.
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Dacia Dressen-Hammouda. Silence textuel et image: traduction et réduction du travail de terrain en géologie. 2002. ⟨hal-01011720⟩

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