n English in Africa - The confessio of an academic Ahab : or, how I sank my own disciplinary ship
|Article Title||The confessio of an academic Ahab : or, how I sank my own disciplinary ship|
|© Publisher:||Institute for the Study of English in Africa (ISEA)|
|Journal||English in Africa|
|Affiliations||1 Stellenbosch University|
|Publication Date||May 2013|
|Pages||37 - 57|
I must confess, superficially and straight up, that I could not enter into the writing of this inaugural lecture - my second, and please, let it be my last - without first looking into the history of the "inaugural lecture" as a form. So I did some fairly quick digital browsing, the advantage of which is that the internet's synchronic purview of everything and anything available right this instant implicitly invokes, also, the inbuilt diachrony of time-bound expressions of form and value.
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