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Monthly Archive: March 2016

Maps, Mazes, and 18th century London (apology: this is a long post)

Brewer’s article tracing writing, authors, and authorship in 18th century London brought up a lot of different associations for me, so this blogpost is an attempt to start sorting out some of that. Brewer shows how, in the course of…
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The Rhetoric of Interpretive Communities

Thus is revealed the total existence of writing: a text is made of multiple writings drawn from many cultures and entering into mutual relations of dialogue, parody, contestation, but there is one place where this multiplicity is focused and that…
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