Words By Andy Devine (via Thomasba2’s Blog)

Words By Andy Devine     Many years ago the critic Roland Barthes argued that there were two kinds of texts: “readerly” and “writerly”. Put baldly (or badly), a ”readerly” text is one that displays the virtues and qualities that appeal to readers andd “writerly” texts display virtues and qualities that appeal to writers. Using these tropes, I would argue that Words is both a readerly text and a writerly text. The book is a writerly text in that its author seems to be … Read More

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