How to read and why

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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.
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Grouping Title how to read and why
Grouping Author bloom harold
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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".
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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