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An archaeology of affect: Reading, history and gender

Littau, K (2011) 'An archaeology of affect: Reading, history and gender.' Primerjalna Knjizevnost, 34 (2). ISSN 0351-1189

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Abstract

Literary history is filled with stories of reading as a deeply affective experience. Why does our own age deem such reactions trivial? And why is affective reading almost exclusively now associated with women readers?

Item Type: Article
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General)
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN0080 Criticism
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN0441 Literary History
Divisions: Faculty of Humanities > Literature, Film, and Theatre Studies, Department of
Depositing User: Karin Littau
Date Deposited: 01 Oct 2015 14:15
Last Modified: 23 Jan 2019 02:15
URI: http://repository.essex.ac.uk/id/eprint/15146

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