Marginalia and Community in the Age of the Kindle: Popular Highlights in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

September 2012
Victorian Review;Fall2012, Vol. 38 Issue 2, p81
Academic Journal
Case Study
A case study is presented on the impact of electronic books (e-books) on the reading experience through examining the reading of the e-book "The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes," by Arthur Conan Doyle on the e-book reader the Amazon Kindle. An overview of the Kindle's interface known as Popular Highlights, including in regard to the Kindle user's reading experience within a virtual community and their ability to offer digital marginalia, is provided.


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