Authorship in Composition Studies / Edition 1

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Part of The Heinle Series in Composition Studies, this volume is the only introductory text to survey the theory of authorship as it pertains to familiar issues addressed in the composition classroom.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780838462553
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 2/23/2005
  • Series: Wadsworth Series in Composition Studies
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 192
  • Product dimensions: 5.70 (w) x 8.34 (h) x 0.39 (d)

Meet the Author

Tracy Hamler Carrick completed her graduate work at Syracuse University in the Composition and Rhetoric and Women's Studies Programs. She has taught writing and worked in writing centers in both academia and the community since 1993. Currently, she is Assistant Professor of English, Director of the Farnham Writers' Center, and Co-coordinator of Writing Across the Curriculum at Colby College. She is co-author of RUPTURA: ACKNOWLEDGING THE LOST SUBJECTS OF THE SERVICE LEARNING STORY (Language and Learning Across the Disciplines, 2000) and is working on a book which examines relationships between literacy education and social change movements in the US.

Rebecca Moore Howard is Associate Professor of Writing and Rhetoric at Syracuse University and the former writing program administrator at Syracuse, Texas Christian, and Colgate Universities. She is coauthor of the 1995 BEDFORD GUIDE TO TEACHING WRITING IN THE DISCIPLINES; author of STANDING IN THE SHADOW OF GIANTS (1999), a book about the cultural work of plagiarism; coeditor of COMING OF AGE: THE ADVANCED WRITING CURRICULUM, which won the 2000-2001 WPA Book Award; and author of a writers' handbook in progress for McGraw-Hill.

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Table of Contents

Series Preface. Preface. 1. The Binaries of Authorship. 2. Copyright, Plagiarism, and the Law. 3. The Erotics of Authorship. 4. Students and Authors in Introductory Composition Scholarship. 5. Students and Authors in Writing Composition Textbooks. 6. Students and Authors in Writing Centers. 7. Authorship and Technology. 8. Genders and Authors. 9. Contesting U.S. Cultures of Authorship. 10. Spot Keeps Turning Up: Equality in Authorship(s) and Pedagogy. Works Cited. Contributors. Index.

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