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  • If interpreting texts requires that we attend to the connections between us, the texts we would interpret, and the biotext to which all this belongs, then interpretive attention needs to be directed toward biotextual complexity. This means the interpretation involves reconnecting the intellect with nature....

    --T. S. McMillin, 2000, Our Preposterous Use of Literature: Emerson and the Nature of Reading, p. 146

    March 30, 2008