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elden on open access and book publishing

In response to a recent post by Graham Harman, Stuart Elden makes some very sound remarks about the economics of making PDFs of books available too soon after publication. He also raises the important question of why print-on-demand and certain e-books are … Continue reading

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elden’s ‘the birth of territory’

Stuart Elden has some anecdotal material about getting his new book, The Birth of Territory, accepted at the University of Chicago Press. It’s due out in 2013.

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pathetic readerships and journal articles

The proverbial wisdom is that the great majority of academic journal articles will only be read ‘by a handful of people’. The numbers are there to back up this folk fact. But if only one of those readers–who will, most … Continue reading

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digging deeper, backwards

It used to be that an author would publish something, that text would solicit questions, speculation, and the request for clarification. These days authors, and I’m thinking of Bryant and Harman here, work out the details and tensions of their … Continue reading

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