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p. 1147. Pluralitieslocked

  • Belinda Jack


Many of us, most of us, spend a very large part of our days reading. But what we read is in myriad forms. ‘Pluralities’ suggests that there is surely an argument for ‘reading’ to become a plural with a new sense—readings. On the face of it, one of the apparently biggest changes in relation to reading is a matter of medium. Most of us spend most of our time reading electronic or digital media—on our PCs or laptops, our notebooks or smartphones. A range of new media can be considered in relation to reading. New media and new ideas for narrative, which exploit their possibilities, make new demands on readers.

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