Reviews the dominant pedagogical strategies compositionists have devised in response to the dilemma posed by the author/student writer binary. Reviews Raymond Williams's analysis of the approaches to the "sociality" of authorship. Describes the contradictions in which dominant composition pedagogies have become entangled.
Original Publication Information
This article was originally published in College English, volume 59, number 5, in 1997.
Horner, Bruce, "Students, authorship, and the work of composition." (1997). Faculty Scholarship. Paper 62.