Please check the Menu tab on the left for links to our other resources such as Kanopy, Lynda.com, and Rosetta Stone.

How to read and why

Book Cover
Average Rating
Publisher:
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Pub. Date:
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Description
At a time when faster and easier electronic media threaten to eclipse reading and literature, the author explores reasons for reading and demonstrates the aesthetic pleasure reading can bring.
Also in This Series
More Like This
More Details
ISBN:
9780684859064
9781402520891
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID cb557be5-2d84-9804-5b99-f3d78da8bdae
Grouping Title how to read and why
Grouping Author bloom harold
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-11-20 04:46:59AM
Last Indexed 2018-11-20 04:52:28AM

Solr Details

accelerated_reader_interest_level
accelerated_reader_point_value 0
accelerated_reader_reading_level 0
auth_author2 McDonough, John
author Bloom, Harold.
author2-role McDonough, Johnnarrator.
author_display Bloom, Harold
available_at_aacpl Severn Library
collection_aacpl ADULT
detailed_location_aacpl Severn Library - Audiobooks, Severn Library - Nonfiction
display_description Focuses on how we use literature to gain deeper self-awareness. Poems, stories, novels, plays and parables are all analyzed as forms of writing as immersion, the language of individuality and inwardness. Bloom also addresses the idea of why we read: increased individuality, respite from visual bombardment, and a return to "deep feeling" and "deep thinking".
format_aacpl Audio CD, Book
format_category_aacpl Audiobooks, Books
id cb557be5-2d84-9804-5b99-f3d78da8bdae
isbn 9780684859064, 9781402520891
item_details ils:a163411|31997049975360|Severn Library - Nonfiction|028.9 B|||1|false|false|||||Checked Out|Nov 19, 2018|PRO||, ils:a209861|31997054263231|Severn Library - Audiobooks|(COMPACT DISC) 028.9 (B)|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf|Oct 24, 2017|PRO||
itype_aacpl Adult Audiobook on CD, Adult Nonfiction
last_indexed 2018-11-20T09:52:28.133Z
lexile_score -1
literary_form Non Fiction
literary_form_full Non Fiction
local_callnumber_aacpl (COMPACT DISC) 028.9 (B), 028.9 B
owning_library_aacpl Anne Arundel County Public Library
owning_location_aacpl Severn Library
primary_isbn 9780684859064
publishDate 2000, 2001
record_details ils:a163411|Book|Books||Unknown|Scribner,|c2000.|283 p. : 23 cm., ils:a209861|Audio CD|Audiobooks||English|Recorded Books,|p2001.|10 sound discs (11 hr., 15 min.) : digital; 4 3/4 in.
recordtype grouped_work
scoping_details_aacpl
Bib IdItem IdGrouped StatusStatusLocally OwnedAvailableHoldableBookableIn Library Use OnlyLibrary OwnedHoldable PTypesBookable PTypesLocal Url
ils:a209861 31997054263231 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:a163411 31997049975360 Checked Out Checked Out false false true false false true
subject_facet Audiobooks (CD), Authors -- Books and reading, Literature -- Appreciation -- Audiobooks (CD), Literature -- Study and teaching -- Audiobooks (CD), Literature, Modern -- History and criticism -- Audiobooks (CD), Poetry -- Books and reading, Reading, Reading -- Audiobooks (CD), Reading comprehension, Study skills
title_display How to read and why
title_full How to read and why / Harold Bloom, How to read and why [sound recording] / by Harold Bloom
title_short How to read and why
topic_facet Appreciation, Audiobooks (CD), Authors, Books and reading, History and criticism, Literature, Literature, Modern, Poetry, Reading, Reading comprehension, Study and teaching, Study skills