February 25, 2001
Can't not link to an

Can't not link to an article about marginalia.

Marginalia create a form of extended argument in which the reader has the upper hand, taking over the text. But the text also stakes its claims: it determines (literally) the boundaries within which a reader's reactions are to be constrained.

(This article is about a book I will no doubt be purchasing.)

Posted by Bill Stilwell at February 25, 2001 12:00 AM
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