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Publications:
Contextual Knowledge and Literary Analysis

How do students recognise what background knowledge might be useful in understanding literary and other texts? Relevance Theory suggests a cognitive economy is at work.

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Critical Reading, Metacognition and Relevance in the Humanities

This paper examines the role of contextual information in student literary analysis, suggesting the need for self-reflection.

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Relevance and Information Processing in the Humanities

In a world of plentiful information recognizing relevance becomes an important skill. Novice and expert relevance determination in the humanities have significant differences.

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Bricks-and-Mortar: Bookselling and Supermarket Philosophy

This paper examines the collapse of a bookstore chain in Australia while it was attempting to introduce supermarket strategies into its relationship with publishers.

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The Location of Knowledge

This paper described the impact of technology on the continuing debates about what constitutes literary knowledge.

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Lasseter and the Mine with the Iron Door

The myth of Lasseter's lost reef is considered peculiarly Australian. However, there are international aspects of the myth, including Harold Bell Wright's The Mine with the Iron Door.

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