Tag Archives: intertextuality

how to read an academic book closely – part three – sucking the stone

There are some books that are important to your study and some that are critical to your ongoing research agenda, and some that you just love. There are also some writers whose work you want to know in great detail. … Continue reading

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why it is helpful to read ‘out of your area’

Here’s a somewhat round-about explanation of this assertion… Bear with me through what might seem like a long way to get to an answer. Once upon a time, when I was studying for a PhD, I joined a reading group. … Continue reading

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