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Reading for Democracy

Bieger, L., 2018, In : REAL Yearbook of Research in English and American Literature . 34

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APA

Bieger, L. (2018). Reading for Democracy. REAL Yearbook of Research in English and American Literature , 34.

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Bieger, Laura. / Reading for Democracy. In: REAL Yearbook of Research in English and American Literature . 2018 ; Vol. 34.

Harvard

Bieger, L 2018, 'Reading for Democracy' REAL Yearbook of Research in English and American Literature , vol. 34.

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Reading for Democracy. / Bieger, Laura.

In: REAL Yearbook of Research in English and American Literature , Vol. 34, 2018.

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Vancouver

Bieger L. Reading for Democracy. REAL Yearbook of Research in English and American Literature . 2018;34.


BibTeX

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title = "Reading for Democracy",
abstract = "This essay reconstructs how theories of the public sphere view reading as key to democratic engagement. But while these theories consider reading as a mere training ground for transparent, face-to-face communication, I argue that the public’s role as a reader makes tangible the fundamental opacity of the face-to-face; and that we gain a better understanding of the public sphere if we discard the myth of transparency.",
author = "Laura Bieger",
year = "2018",
language = "English",
volume = "34",
journal = "REAL Yearbook of Research in English and American Literature",
issn = "0723-0338",
publisher = "Gunter Narr Verlag",

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