Book Chapter

Authorial voice in doctoral writing: Published advice

Janne Morton, Neomy Storch

Academic Literacy Development: Perspectives on Multilingual Scholars' Approaches to Writing | Palgrave Macmillan | Published : 2021


Authorial voice is now acknowledged as an important aspect of academic writing, but one that may be particularly challenging for multilingual students writing a thesis in English as an additional language (EAL). There is also an increasing volume of published advice on writing a thesis. Yet to date few studies have investigated whether the advice provided reflects recent ethnographically oriented research on voice and scholarly identity (e.g. Morton & Storch, Developing an authorial voice in PhD multilingual student writing: The reader’s perspective. Journal of Second Language Writing, 43(1), 15–23, 2019). In this chapter, we report on a study that analysed the advice provided by six thesis ..

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