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No longer a dull book
Ralph Waldo Emerson has received scant attention as a philosopher of reading. One reason for his absence as a philosopher in the literature on reading theory could be connected to the challenges his writings pose, as Zwarg ...
Literacy in the art museum
The purpose of this eight-month qualitative investigation, conceived as a space study, was to examine literacy in two art museums. Literacy is broadly defined to include not only print text practices, but also the reading ...
Reading when they don't have to
This interview study set in a southeastern U.S. city used de Certeauian (1984), Foucauldian (1972/1969, 1979/1975) and Bakhtinian (1981, 1986) theories to investigate how twelve adult comic book readers' in- and out-of-school ...