BiblioFiles #50: The Role of Personal Experience in Reading


In response to an insightful comment from a BiblioFiles listener, the crew sits down to tackle the other side of the authorial intent question: How do the reader's personal experiences affect the reading project? Isn't it true that no two people will have the same exact response to a work of art? How does this influence our understanding of literature's meaning? Join us as we continue this challenging conversation in a new episode of the BiblioFiles podcast!

Referenced Works:

BiblioFiles #48: Authorial Intention and Meaning in Literature

– Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain

– Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy

– "To Build a Fire" by Jack London


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