ILS Colloquium: Allen Riddell, Readers and their Roles: Evidence from Readers of Contemporary Fiction in the Netherlands
01:15 p.m. - 02:15 p.m.
Friday, February 23, 2018
Luddy Hall Auditorium
Abstract: Reading serves many ends. Some readers report that works of fiction provide an imaginative escape from the rigors of life, others report reading in order to be intellectually challenged. While various characterizations of readers’ engagement with prose fiction have been proposed, few have been checked using representative samples of readers. This research reports on reader self-descriptions... Read More »