Meeting the Platypus: When fact equals fiction

Josie Arnold
2007 Text: Journal of the Australian Association of Writing Programs  
Coming to know: the idea of mystory/mystery This paper works within an early model postulated by Gregory Ulmer (1989). In his development of an idea that there is in academic writing the self and the researched, the conscious intellectual semiotic and that arising from storytelling, Ulmer surveys the idea of 'mystories'. A 'mystory' puts under erasure all claims to fact in writing. It shows all writing to be both personal and mysterious (my story and mystery) whatever its claims to authenticity
more » ... and depersonalisation. In this sense, everything is a fictional narrative:
doi:10.52086/001c.31833 fatcat:ynpotv3vafhw3gpn3alvrndn4m