volume 65, issue 8/9, P519-534 2016
DOI: 10.1108/lr-04-2016-0035
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Keren Dali

Abstract: Purpose Personal readers’ histories have long had a respected place in reading research. They add a human, personalized dimension to the studies of reading practices, often reported through aggregate findings and generalized conclusions. Moreover, they introduce a private context of readers’ lives, which complements other reading contexts (e.g. historical, socio-economic and cultural) required for an understanding of reading behaviours. The purpose of this paper, based on a selected data set from a larger rea…

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