Combining Genres: How Practice Matters

  title={Combining Genres: How Practice Matters},
  author={Carsten S. \Osterlund},
The notion of a genre system typically connotes sequences of interrelated communicative genres. This paper suggests that we can find other types of relationships among genres. Data from a field study in a large emergency room illustrates how doctors, nurses, and clerical staff routinely combine document genres not only in sequences, but also in… CONTINUE READING