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What We Lose When We Lose Professional Critics
"One question is what is happening to criticism itself when the evaluative architecture on a site such as Amazon is the same for leaf blowers as it is literature, when everything seems to be quantifying one's hedonic response to a consumption activity; when we are forced into a ruthless dyad of thumbing up or thumbing down, or channeled into expressing a simple "liking" for something when the actual response may be more complex." Wilson Quarterly 04/13
Posted April 30, 2013 05:53 AM

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