Susan E. Cook: Deep Reading the Victorians (Part 3 of 3)

Susan E. Cook, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of English Southern New Hampshire University In Part 1 and Part 2 of this post I described Nicholas Carr’s argument about digital vs. print reading, and described my own experience reading East Lynne using a nineteenth-century print edition rather than a more contemporary edition. It is my sense that Carr flattens out the print/digital reading question by treating each more or less monolithically, describing print reading as “deep” reading and digital as “shallow.”  

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