AuthorsPoole, Simon E.
AffiliationUniversity of Chester
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AbstractIndividuals Connecting to a Collective Spirit, illustrates individually focused writing practices to create new meanings, understandings, or relationships with something, including themselves.
CitationPoole, S. E. (2016). Kindly Apparitions: Reflections upon Reflections. Lapidus Journal Special Edition Individuals Connecting to a Collective Spirit Part 3.
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