Authorship Contested: Cultural Challenges to the Authentic, by Amy E. Robillard,Ron Fortune

By Amy E. Robillard,Ron Fortune

This quantity explores a measurement of authorship now not given its due within the severe discourse to this point—authorship contested. a lot of the present severe literature starts off with a textual content and the proposition that the textual content has an writer. The debates movement from right here to questions about who the writer is, even if the author’s id is even proper, and what courting he or she does and doesn't need to the textual content. The authors contributing to this assortment, besides the fact that, ask approximately situations surrounding efforts to avoid authors from even being allowed to have those questions requested of them, from even being pointed out as authors. They ask concerning the political, cultural, financial and social conditions that inspire a potential viewers to withstand an author’s efforts to have a textual content released, learn, and mentioned. rather noteworthy is the diversity of daily rhetorical occasions during which contesting authorship occurs—from the creation of a company rfile to the ebook of fan fiction. every one bankruptcy additionally specializes in specific cases during which authorship has been contested, demonstrating how theories approximately a variety of kinds of contested authorship play out in quite a number occasions, from the complicated matters surrounding peer evaluation to authorship within the age of clever machines.

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