• And be but cryonically extant: Don DeLillo and Sir Thomas Browne 

      Muir, Tom (Textual Practice;, Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022-04-04)
      This paper argues that Don DeLillo’s 2016 novel Zero K uses a debt to Sir Thomas Browne to stage a scalar approach to literature in the Anthropocene. Zero K uses its intertextual relationship to Browne’s Urne-Buriall to ...
    • "And Thou Shall Find your Path": The Manifesto in Doctoral Writing Development 

      Muir, Tom; Solli, Kristin (Journal of Academic Writing;, Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022)
      If writing pedagogy aims at writer development rather than text fixing, understanding how the writer sees that development is a key element of our skillset as writing teachers. In this article, we argue that a writing ...
    • EAP Pedagogies for Doctoral Students in Professional Fields 

      Solli, Kristin; Muir, Tom (Chapter, 2021)
    • Three Views of a Secret: The "Mønsterlig" 

      Muir, Tom (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2017)
      In a world where English - and its attendant writing conventions - is the dominant language of research, it becomes increasingly important to explore academic patterns of writing and teaching, and their related etymologies. ...
    • The Unreal and the Real: English for Research Purposes in Norway 

      Muir, Tom; Solli, Kristin (Chapter; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Working in Norway, often with scholars based in the relatively new academic fields connected to the professions, we encounter issues in academic writing beset by a double conflict – the issues of power, hierarchy and ...
    • Writing and Risk: Magic, Occult, Exorcisms 

      Muir, Tom (Journal of Academic Writing;Vol. 8 No 2 Winter 2018, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      What does it mean to take a risk when I write? Can I? Should I? The idea of risk has preoccupied a number of scholars recently, including those interested in discourse, writing and education (e.g. McWilliam 2009 and Thesen ...