chapter
Introduction
ByPeter Verdonk, Jean Jacques Weber
Pages 6

Implicitly or explicitly, all the contributors to this book see the process of reading as a creative interaction between writer, text, reader and context. Though they may highlight in their analyses one or the other of these factors, they are fully aware that each factor has a contribution to make, that no factor can be discounted, and that therefore each approach is partial and must remain open and sensitive to other approaches.