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The Pleasures of Reading in an Ideological Age

Robert Alter

The Pleasures of Reading in an Ideological Age

by Robert Alter

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Published by Touchstone Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literary studies: general,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • History and criticism,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Theory, etc,
  • Books & Reading,
  • Canon (Literature),
  • Books and reading,
  • Literature

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages250
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7662797M
    ISBN 100671706276
    ISBN 109780671706272
    OCLC/WorldCa23201072

    Books shelved as ideology: by George Orwell, The Sublime Object of Ideology by Slavoj Žižek, The Communist Manifesto by Karl Marx, Atlas Shrugged by.   “I read books to read myself,” Sven Birkerts wrote in The Gutenberg Elegies: The Fate of Reading in an Electronic ts’s book, which turns twenty-five this year, is composed of fifteen essays on reading, the self, the convergence of the two, and the ways both are threatened by the encroachment of modern technology.

    It will be read widely by all those committed to expanding and enriching reading for pleasure in the new media age. Cathy Burnett. Professor of Literacy and Education, Sheffield Hallam University. Whether on tablet, phone, book, or wearable, reading remains a mainstay as a pleasure for many – especially children. With more routes into reading. First chapter books: Ages 6–9 or 7– Middle-grade books: Ages 8– Young adult (YA) novels: Ages 12 and up or 14 and up. It’s okay to veer off a year or so in either direction when assigning a target audience age range to your work.

      In 'The Pleasures of Reading in an Age of Distraction' Alan Jacobs never really delves into 'An Age of Distraction' part of the book. He is basically saying – Read at Whim. He dismisses all the so called expert book recommendations and tells us to read what you like/5(). The Pleasures of Reading in an Age of Distraction - Ebook written by Alan Jacobs. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The Pleasures of Reading in an Age of Distraction.


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