Community Reading and Social Imagination

Authors: Michael Bérubé, Hester Blum, Christopher Castiglia, and Julia Spicher Kasdorf

Publication Info: PMLA. 125.2. The Modern Language Association of America (March 2010): 418-425.

This article is written by four colleagues in the Penn State English department who believe that “reading is a powerful vehicle for community building, for democratic deliberation, and for imaginative reinvention of seeming inevitabilities”. The article discusses the value of community reading within this context.

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