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Interdisciplinarity and writer identity: Students’ views and experiences

Petric, Bojana (2006) 'Interdisciplinarity and writer identity: Students’ views and experiences.' In: Kiely, Richard and Clibbon, Gerald and Woodfield, Helen and Rea-Dickins, Pauline, (eds.) Language, culture, and identity in applied linguistics. Equinox Publishing, London, pp. 119-131. ISBN 9781845532192

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Abstract

This study explores disciplinary affiliation as part of writer identity in an interdisciplinary field by focusing on student writers’ own views and experiences of writing a master’s thesis in an interdisciplinary master’s programme. In contrast to previous work using text analysis and discourse-based interviews with writers, here writer identity is approached from the students’ perspective only. As a consequence, some of the reported aspects of writer identity may not have a visible presence in students’ texts. They are nevertheless important since they help shape the (inter) disciplinary boundaries of student

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: P Language and Literature > P Philology. Linguistics
Divisions: Faculty of Social Sciences > Language and Linguistics, Department of
Depositing User: Elena Pupaza
Date Deposited: 30 Apr 2015 11:13
Last Modified: 30 Apr 2015 11:13
URI: http://repository.essex.ac.uk/id/eprint/11720

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