About GXB

Genre is a idea that crosses disciplinary, national, methodological, conceptual, and pedagogical borders. The purpose of Genre across Borders (GXB) is to advance genre theory and research by helping scholars and students cross these borders. The site combines two primary functions:

  • As a reference guide to scholarship in the many fields of genre study
  • As a networking portal for scholars and teachers

GXB aims to offer a comprehensive overview of the multiple strands of genre scholarship and their relationships, in order to catalyze intellectual exchange and pedagogical innovation and to help us understand the processes and motivations of genre development, evolution, and circulation.

GXB now features translations of research introductions on our Research page. Contact us to contribute a translation. You may also select an interface display language on your Profile page.

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Sample Bibliography

[682] Coe, R. M., Lingard L., & Teslenko T. (2002).  The Rhetoric and Ideology of Genre: Strategies for Stability and Change. Research and Teaching in Rhetoric and Composition.
[876] Miller, C. R., & Selzer J. (1985).  Special Topics of Argument in Engineering Reports. (Odell, L., & Goswami D., Ed.).Writing in Nonacademic Settings. 309–341.

Glossary Sample

The "full range of the kind of texts" that one person uses to fill out one side of a "multiple person interaction." (Bazerman, 1994, p. 98).

User Spotlight

Name: Emily Purser
Institution: University of Wollongong
Department/Program Affiliation: Learning, Teaching & Curriculum
Education: MPhil, University of Sydney,1990
Status: Lecturer

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