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ERIC Number: EJ570052
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
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Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0010-0994
(Re)Reenvisioning the Dissertation in English Studies.
Olson, Gary A.; Drew, Julie
College English, v61 n1 p56-66 Sep 1998
Contends that the academy has forgotten the origin of the dissertation and has turned it from a substantive contribution of scholarship to an instrument of evaluation. Argues that continuing to treat the dissertation in this way maintains an unequal power hierarchy of "masters" and initiates--it should be seen as the first serious scholarly monograph a scholar produces. (PA)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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