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Definition of the adjective Readerly

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  1. of or relating to readers.

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Google previewA World of Difference (1988)

by Barbara Johnson

The readerly is a product to be consumed by the reader; the writerly is a process of production in which the reader becomes a producer. It is, says Barthes, " ourselves writing." The readerly is constrained by considerations of representation: it is ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Critical Theory (2010)

by Ian Buchanan

readerly and writerly reaction-formation (Reaktionsbildung) In *psychoanalysis, a psychological attitude that is the direct opposite of the * repressed wish. So an outgoing and exhibitionist person might act bashful and coy.

Google previewThe Oxford Dictionary of Literary Terms (2008)

by Chris Baldick

readerly. See LISIBLE. readerresponse. criticism. A general term for those kinds of modern *criticism and literary theory that focus on the responses of readers to literary works, rather thanonthe works themselves considered as self contained ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Stylistics (2014)

by Katie Wales

reader: ~ response criticism; readerly, etc. (1) Reader response criticism or theory describes various kinds of critical approaches popular from the 1970s which focused on the activity of the reader in the interpretation of a work. So, for example ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Gender in Media (2012)

by Mary Kosut

Last , Barthes coined the terms readerly text and writerly text. Readerly text has only ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Narratology (2003)

by Gerald Prince

readerly text. A text that can be read (or decoded) in terms of well-defined constraints, conventions, and codes; a text adapted to ( more or less established) reading strategies. The readerly text (texte lisible) is a ...

Google previewThe Anthem Dictionary of Literary Terms and Theory (2010)

by Peter Auger

readerly/writerly (French, lisible/scriptible) A distinction made by Roland Barthes ...

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