Handbook of second and foreign language writing

Rosa M. Manchón, Paul Kei Matsuda

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The Handbook of Second and Foreign Language Writing is an authoritative reference compendium of the theory and research on second and foreign language writing that can be of value to researchers, professionals, and graduate students. It is intended both as a retrospective critical reflection that can situate research on L2 writing in its historical context and provide a state of the art view of past achievements, and as a prospective critical analysis of what lies ahead in terms of theory, research, and applications. Accordingly, the Handbook aims to provide (i) foundational information on the emergence and subsequent evolution of the field, (ii) state-of-the-art surveys of available theoretical and research (basic and applied) insights, (iii) overviews of research methods in L2 writing research, (iv) critical reflections on future developments, and (iv) explorations of existing and emerging disciplinary interfaces with other fields of inquiry. Written by international renowned scholars; Comprehensive coverage of L2 theory, research, and applications; Critical exploration of future developments and disciplinary interfaces.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Publisherde Gruyter
Number of pages648
ISBN (Electronic)9781614511335
ISBN (Print)9781614511809
StatePublished - Sep 12 2016


  • ESL writing
  • L2 writing
  • Second and foreign language writing
  • Second language education

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Arts and Humanities
  • General Social Sciences


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