Category Archives: Week 7: Authorship

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I’m always forced to talk about Barthes and I never really have a proper or concise handle on the actual theory. I just deleted 300 words that don’t really go anywhere or talk about this theory in relation to digital … Continue reading

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So Much Pressure!

One of the things that struck me the most while reading Fitzpatrick’s “Authorship” article is just how much pressure surrounds the act of writing – whether it be for an academic purpose or not. I am going to focus on … Continue reading

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Unrequired Writing

In reading Kathleen Fitzpatrick’s chapter on authorship from her book “Planned Obsolescence: Publishing, Technology, and the Future of the Academy”, I was particularly interested in her observation that “[scholars] cling to a profound individualism in thinking about scholarly activity.” It … Continue reading

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