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"Conditions of Reception, Conditions of Construction: The Strange Case of 'Mons, Anzac and Kut'." Poetics 26:5-6 (1999) -468.
"Literacy as Dialogic Involvement: Methodological Implications for the Empirical Study of Literary Reading." Empirical Approaches to Literature and Aesthetics. Advances in Discourse Processes, Vol. 52. Ed. Roger J. Kreuz and Mary Sue McNealy. 479-494. Norwood, New Jersey: Ablex, 1996.
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[With Douglas Vipond]. "First, Catch the Rabbit: The Methodological Imperative and the Dramatization of Dialogic Reading." Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Literacy Research, ed. R. Beach, R. J. Green, M. Kamil & T. Shanahan. 69-89. Urbana, Illinois, National Conference on Research in English, 1992. Repr. Poetics 20 (1991): 577-595.
"Modes of Reading, and Modes of Reading Swift."The Experience of Reading: Louise Rosenblatt and Reader-Response Theory, ed. John Clifford. 105-126. Portsmouth, New Hampshire: Boynton / Cook Heinemann, 1991
[With Douglas Vipond]. "The Strange Case of the Queen-post Truss: John McPhee on Writing and Reading."College Composition and Communication 42.2 (May 1991): 200-210. Repr. The Bedford Reader, ed. X. J. Kennedy, Dorothy M. Kennedy, Jane E. Aaron. (New York: Bedford-St. Martins, 2000), and Dimensions of Language, ed. Boyd H. Davis. New York, Macmillan, 1993.
[With Douglas Vipond, James Jewett, and James A. Reither]. "Making Sense of Reading." Developing Discourse Practices in Adolescence and Adulthood, ed. Richard Beach and Susan Hynds. [Advances in Discourse Processes, 34.] 110-135. Norwood, New Jersey: Ablex, 1990.
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[With Douglas Vipond]. "Aesthetic Reading: Some Strategies for Research." English Quarterly 20:3 (Fall 1987), 178-183.
[With Douglas Vipond and Lynwood Wheeler]. "Social Reading and Literary Engagement." Reading Research and Instruction 26:3 (Spring 1987), 151-161.
[With Douglas Vipond]. "Contextualizing the Text: The Contribution of Readers, Texts, and Situations to Aesthetic Reading." Resources in Education, 22 April 1987 (ERIC Microfiche Card ED 284 298).
[With Douglas Vipond]. "Evaluations in Literary Reading." TEXT 6:1 (1986), 53-71.
[With Douglas Vipond]. "Crash-Testing a Transactional Model of Literary Reading." Reader No. 14 (Fall 1985), 23-39.
[With Douglas Vipond]. "Literary Processing and Response as Transaction: Evidence for the Contribution of Readers, Texts, and Situations." Comprehension of Literary Discourse: Results and Problems of Interdisciplinary Approaches, ed. Dietrich Meutsch and Reinhold Viehoff. Berlin: DeGruyter, 1988. -174.
[With Douglas Vipond]. "Shunting Information or Making Contact? Assumptions for Research on Aesthetic Reading."English Quarterly 20:2 (Summer 1987), 131-136.
[With Douglas Vipond]. "Point-Driven Understanding: Pragmatic and Cognitive Dimensions of Literary Reading."Poetics 13 (June 1984), 261-277.