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By Mikko Lehtonen

Drawing upon more than a few views from textual and cultural reports, this booklet synthesizes textual, contextual and viewers research into an total photo of which means making. utilizing examples starting from Balzac to blonde jokes, modernist poetry to pop lyrics, the e-book discusses the criteria that give a contribution to the fomation of which means: language, media, texts, contexts and readers.

In the cultural learn of texts - texts, contexts and practices - are both very important, the writer argues. which means making occurs within the articulation among those assorted parts. yet how can one learn all 3 components even as? In The Cultural research of Texts, Mikko Lehtonen develops a version to permit simply such an approach.

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