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Reader Response

In print media, a measure of reader interest in an advertisement based on the number of letters and other communications the magazine or periodical receives in relation to the ad.
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One of the many strengths of the book is its current bibliography in the following areas: the history of the material book and printing both in Europe as well as Venice, studies in ideology and literature, Venetian humanism, the myth of Venice, the Counter-Reformation and its impact on the book market, schoolbooks and humanist education in Italy, classical scholarship in the Renaissance, reader-response criticism, Venetian cultural history, and women and humanism.
Despite the absence of awareness of recent work in both neuroscience and reader-response criticism, Scarry has written a book that is pleasant to read.
Rhoades surprisingly find important resemblances between "the critical praxes" of Brooks and Fish, and thus between New Criticism and reader-response criticism (212).
Although the process that Holland describes is pointedly psychoanalytical, he elucidates one type of reader-response criticism, a type of critical reading valuable not only in its appeal to subjectivity, but also one that, by its nature, is invaluable in terms of the sheer varieties of responses that it generates.
She turns not to American reader-response criticism but to German-oriented reception theorists Wolfgang Iser, Hans jauss, and Hannelore Link.
Acknowledging the important critical breakthroughs of reader-response criticism in the 1970s, Machor and other contributors to the collection critique the essentializing and sketchily historicized reader-response "reader" as it was developed in much of the critical discourse of the 1980s.
The theories include new criticism/formal criticism, sociological criticism, gender criticism, archetypal/mythological criticism, popular culture and literacy, and reader-response criticism.
These queries are fairly standard and represent a blend of reader-response criticism and formalism.
Eve n so, Havenstein does not answer the larger question raised by the Reader-Response criticism that Fish championed: is the reader's experience of style determined, rather than shaped, by purely formal and syntactic characteristics?
Insights derived from the "New Historicism" and from reader-response criticism occupy the core of the book and constitute its most original contribution.
Julia Kristeva's work on Bakhtin, Linda Hutcheon on parody, Jane Tompkins on reader-response criticism, and feminist scholarship are glaring and suspicious omissions.