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Carbon Copy

In equal balance justly weighed

Slouching toward Democracy

Where have all the wise men gone?

By Populist Demand

When urban and rural voters went separate ways

Linda Hutcheon

Linda Hutcheon teaches literature at the University of Toronto and is the author of twelve books on contemporary culture. Her most recent work involves the ethics, economics and politics of reviewing across all the arts: she recently gave the 2009 Alexander Lectures on the topic at University College at the University of Toronto.

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Linda Hutcheon

Reviewing Reviewing Today

“No customer reviews yet. Be the first.” (Amazon.com) July‚ÄďAugust 2009
As book review sections of newspapers diminish daily in size and significance, and as those same newspapers publish dirges to their own demise, online reviewing sites (of just about anything) proliferate. This paradox makes our moment in history a particularly appropriate time to examine the ethics, economics and politics of reviewing. In the great democratization of reviewing that we are…