Marking the Space: Writing as Ethical, Imaginative and Rhetorical Praxis

  • Anne Surma

Abstract

Is writing in the public domain inevitably about impersonality and detachment? Are writing subjects to be (always) absent as well as (sometimes) invisible when writing in a professional capacity? And if we aren’t able to talk to ourselves when writing as professionals, how do we manage to write to others meaningfully? The above questions challenge a common assumption about the conventions of professional writing. They also raise a series of broad questions concerning the writer’s agency and the roles of the text and of the reader(s) of documents in the public domain. I hope to address those questions in the course of the discussion below.

Keywords

Marketing Assimilation Posit Paral Editing 

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© Anne Surma 2005

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