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Accident or Authorship?

My friends often tease me, because I’m notorious for reading the ending of a story before I actually finish it. They say it’s a nasty habit and cheating; I say I just want to know there’s going to be a happy ending. 443 more words

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Local Marketing Weekly Update #52 - Bing - Authorship

Local Marketing Industry Weekly Update – #52 – April 24, 2013
This week’s agenda:
Weekly Update Overview
• Google Pulls Related Searches Filter Due To Lack Of Usage… 15 more words

Judith L. Fisher. Thackeray’s Skeptical Narrative and the ‘Perilous Trade’ of Authorship. Ashgate, 2002.

Publisher’s description:

Drawing on the rhetorical work of James Phelan, Wayne Booth’s ethical criticism, recent work on William Makepeace Thackeray, as well as an understanding of the role of skepticism in eighteenth- and nineteenth-century English thought, Thackeray’s Skeptical Narrative and the “Perilous Trade” of Authorship makes a substantial contribution to nineteenth-century reading practices, as well as narratology in general. 221 more words


Page 99

“Page tests” of novels are the vogue thing now. Some people say page 70. Some say 99. That snapshot is supposed to give people (who? readers? 382 more words


Sunday Book-Thought 22

The author who is always free to continue to revise is also free by an act of will to close the process of revision, which he does by publishing or otherwise leaving the text. 39 more words



This post is just a short consideration of the meaning and problems around the concept of authorship, specifically in regards to Old English texts. Works where many have had a hand in the version which we now read and our knowledge of the history of a text is sketchy. 616 more words


Considering the "Other"

Who are you?

You are determined by who you are by your family, the school you went to (leading to friendships, peer groups and ‘generation’) and the cultural forms you are exposed to.  210 more words