Academic Reviewing in Humanities
What is the relevance of the genre of review to the development of the norms of scholarly criticism? What is the extent of a review’s independence and what is the impact of reviews on emerging research trends and the redefining of subdisciplinary boundaries? Are the reviewing practices influenced by external, non-academic factors? What is the place of reviews in the structure of academic communication and how is reviewing built into educational process? Finally, how to write a review and how do iconic scholars write reviews? These and many other questions are considered in the book. The book is intended both for students of philology and Russian community of humanities scholars in general.