Embodying (Re-)Reading: the Material and Social Engagements of Nostalgic Leisure Reading Practices

Lois Shedd, Monash Business School, Monash University, Australia
Jan Brace-Govan, Monash Business School, Monash University, Australia
Colin Jevons, Monash Business School, Monash University, Australia
This paper utilises the theory of practices to describe and explain some of the features of the phenomenon of leisure reading within the context of a re-reading case study. It finds that leisure reading is an embodied practice that occurs within a complex network of material and social engagements.
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Lois Shedd, Jan Brace-Govan, and Colin Jevons (2015) ,"Embodying (Re-)Reading: the Material and Social Engagements of Nostalgic Leisure Reading Practices", in NA - Advances in Consumer Research Volume 43, eds. Kristin Diehl and Carolyn Yoon, Duluth, MN : Association for Consumer Research, Pages: 688-688.