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Women and “The Practical Impact of Writing” and Reading

So, some of my ideas in this blog are a little half-baked, but this week’s reading took me to interesting places, like into the arms of a pirate. Many things were interesting in Chartier’s piece, though I found the statistics difficult…
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Liberating the Reader


“The ability to read and write,” or so Roger Chartier argues in his work “The Practical Impact of Writing,” “enabled people to relate to others and to the authorities in new ways. The greater a person’s familiarity with writing, the…
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