The following handouts provide diagrams of academic writing that may be useful when reading scholarly books and articles:
Additional reading on rhetorical features of academic writing and scholarship as a genre.
Bazerman, Charles. 1988. Shaping Written Knowledge: The Genre and Activity of the Experimental Article in Science. Rhetoric of the Human Sciences. Madison, Wis: University of Wisconsin Press.
Hyland, Ken. 2004. Disciplinary Discourses : Social Interactions in Academic Writing. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press.
Knorr-Cetina, Karin. 1999. Epistemic Cultures: How the Sciences Make Knowledge. Cambridge, Mass: Harvard University Press.
Latour, Bruno. 1987. Science in Action : How to Follow Scientists and Engineers through Society. Cambridge, Mass: Harvard University Press.
Swales, John. 1990. Genre Analysis : English in Academic and Research Settings. The Cambridge Applied Linguistics Series. Cambridge ; New York: Cambridge University Press.