This article makes a case for the value of literary field studies as a way both to reframe familiar narratives about texts and to open up regions and sites to the analytic mode of close reading. The authors describe their experiences teaching a seminar and week-long field study exploring the literature and culture of the American South.
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Research Article| October 01 2014
Taking the Text on a Road Trip: Conducting a Literary Field Study
Pedagogy (2014) 14 (3): 417–433.
Paul D. Reich, Emily Russell; Taking the Text on a Road Trip: Conducting a Literary Field Study. Pedagogy 1 October 2014; 14 (3): 417–433. doi: https://doi.org/10.1215/15314200-2715787
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