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Doing Text: Media After the Subject

Pete Bennett and Julian McDougall


This volume re-imagines the study of English and media in a way that decentralises the text (e.g. romantic poetry or film noir) or media formats/platforms (e.g. broadcast media/new media). Instead, the authors work across boundaries in meaningful thematic contexts that reflect the ways in which people engage with reading, watching, making, and listening in their textual lives. In so doing, the volume recasts both subjects as combined in a more reflexive, critical space for the study of our everyday social and cultural interactions. Across the chapters, the authors present applicable learning a ... More

Keywords: progressive textual education, reading, watching, making, listening, textual lives, cultural interactions, social interactions

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9781911325031
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: February 2021 DOI:10.3828/liverpool/9781911325031.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Pete Bennett, author
University of Wolverhampton

Julian McDougall, author
Bournemouth University

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1: Doing Text

Julian McDougall

2: Reading Text

Steph Hendry

3: Wearing Text

Claire Pollard

4: Writing Text

Pritpal Singh Sembi

5: Playing Text

Barney Oram

6: Making Text

Emma Walters

7: Performing Text

Mark Parsons

8: Connecting Text

Christopher Waugh

9: Eating Text

Gill Burbridge

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