Book chapter by Sarah Bodman published in ‘Refresh the Book’


Sarah has written a chapter ‘Spending time within books’ in Refresh the Book: On the Hybrid Nature of the Book in the Age of Electronic Publishing.

Edited by K. Bazarnik, V. Hildebrand-Schat & C. B Schulz. Koninklijke Brill NV, The Netherlands, ISBN 978-90-04-44084-5.Refresh the Book contains reflections on the multimodal nature of the book, focusing on its changing perception, functions, forms, and potential in the digital age. Offering an overview of key concepts and approaches, such as liberature, technotexts, and bookishness, this volume of essays addresses the specificity of the printed book as a complex cultural phenomenon. It discusses diverse forms of representation and expression, both in literary and non-literary texts, as well as in artists’ books.

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