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The Reader is Dead, Long Live the eReader!

It’s unlikely that ereaders will supersede books completely, at least not anytime soon. CDs and their decontextualised successors, digital downloads, haven’t killed the market for vinyl (they’ve just eclipsed it). Still, as ebook sales soar and print book sales fall, … Continue reading

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Empathy for the Other – J. M. Coetzee’s The Lives of Animals

The term metafiction refers to fiction about fiction: reflexive fiction that incorporates a critique of or comments on its fictional status and/or the process of its composition. And so metafiction can tend to look like, or indeed be, fiction framed … Continue reading

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