The text has rights, and aberrant decodings do occur […] The text may, however, convey (actualisable) elements of which the author was unaware, and still result in interpretive cooperation that has a happy end.

translation of Umberto Eco, 1985, 73-74

To whoever is interested in textual cooperation, openness of the text and overinterpretation, I suggest reading Umberto Eco’s theory of the Model Reader (x). 

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