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	title        = {"Dock medgifver jag, at af et års Rön ej kan göras någon allmän slutsats" Clas Bjerkander konstruerar och positionerar sig som vetenskaplig skribent},
	abstract     = {In this study we aim to clarify how the 18th-century amateur researcher Clas Bjerkander succeeds in profiling himself and his research in the Transactions of the Royal Academy of Science (TRAS). Bjerkander is known for his research in entomology, a science that in the early 18th century had very practical goals. Deeper knowledge and more thorough descriptions of insects offered better possibilities to prevent crop failure. Bjerkander found over 200 different species of insects, and the most important channel to disseminate his research was the TRAS, where he published his findings (49 texts in all) and kept himself up to date with Swedish natural science on a more general basis. In our study, based on Swales’ genre theory, we focus on the textual features that Bjerkander uses in order to express scientific knowledge, but also on how he profiles himself as a researcher. We relate the textual features to three sub-genres that we identify in his findings. The results show that Bjerkander uses different sets of features for different sub-genres, with the Examination sub-genre coming closest to the modern scientific article of today. Bjerkander’s most important tool in profiling himself as a researcher is the use of references, mostly to his own research but also to some of the most important researchers of his time. Our study also shows that the development of scientific sub-genres is to be studied preferably without relating the texts in question to present-day standards of scientific texts.},
	booktitle    = {Språkmöte och språkhistoria. Studier i svensk språkhistoria 15. Red. Daniel Sävborg, Eva Liina Asu & Anu Laanemets (Nordistica Tartuensia 21)},
	author       = {Landqvist, Hans and Rogström, Lena and Horn, Greta},
	year         = {2020},
	publisher    = {University  of Tartu Press},
	address      = {Tartu},
	ISBN         = {978-9949-03-264-8},