On authority in the study of writing

Peter Mortensen, Gesa E Kirsch

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Abstract

Questions the death of the author and of authority and, by implication, the theoretical erasure of the authority that constitutes the student writers that teachers face in the classroom everyday. Proposes a dialogic model of authority that infuses authority with an "ethic of care." (HB)
Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)556-572
Number of pages17
JournalCollege Composition and Communication
Volume44
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1993

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Keywords

  • Authors
  • Power Structure
  • Writing Instruction

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On authority in the study of writing. / Mortensen, Peter; Kirsch, Gesa E.

In: College Composition and Communication, Vol. 44, No. 4, 12.1993, p. 556-572.

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Mortensen, Peter ; Kirsch, Gesa E. / On authority in the study of writing. In: College Composition and Communication. 1993 ; Vol. 44, No. 4. pp. 556-572.
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