PUBLISH AND PERISH

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Abstract

“Publish or perish” is an admonition that academics learn early in their careers. In this essay—a guest column—the author, a young academic, argues instead that publishing is a means of dignifying the discontinuity of the self. One both publishes and perishes in a single act. Publishing, it is suggested, resembles leave-taking: it is a way of saying good-bye to who you are.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)178-180
JournalCOMMON KNOWLEDGE
Volume22
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - May 2016

Keywords

  • publish
  • self-image
  • perish

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