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  1. Jun 2018
    1. Considering marginalia have been found in texts for as long as there have been books, scrolls, or writings on papyrus, it seems odd to say that now is the moment.

      I wonder to what degree attitudes about marginalia are shaped by the historical significance of the text or the identity of who is making the annotations, and how those valuations relate to hierarchies of knowledge production.

    2. Books should be “loved,” she writes, but also “carefully preserved,” with uncracked spines, no coffee stains or dog-ears.

      From a librarian perspective, I'm thinking about or wondering how we balance immersive or deep engagement in a text (or other material object) with preservation concerns.

    3. I was wasted in the afternoon.

      Nice use of white space to emphasize this statement.

    4. conversation occurring now

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