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Julia Jackson on Reading

November 28, 2011 · No Comments

…a thoughtful article here on a topic sounded off on here (Odyssey Online) about reading, and reading books.  Julia Jackson has published a piece on reading via digital devices (versus reading a print monograph) and whether a transcendent reading experience is possible with the former.  Is there something in the hyper-connectivity that simply short circuits a reading experience powerful enough to be like a religious experience?  Or is this yet another case of resisting a technology to better understand circumstance…

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