Proust And The Squid

Author: Maryanne Wolf
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 0062010638
Size: 20.21 MB
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In this ambitious, provocative book, Wolf chronicles the remarkable journey of the reading brain not only over the past five thousand years, since writing began, but also over the course of a single child's life, showing in the process why ...

Proust And The Squid

Author: Maryanne Wolf
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0060933844
Size: 25.35 MB
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In this ambitious, provocative book, Wolf chronicles the remarkable journey of the reading brain not only over the past five thousand years, since writing began, but also over the course of a single child's life, showing in the process why ...

Proust And The Squid

Author: Maryanne Wolf
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0060186399
Size: 65.70 MB
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Once embarked on this magnificent story of the reading brain, you will never again take for granted your ability to absorb the written word.

Tales Of Literacy For The 21st Century

Author: Maryanne Wolf
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0191036137
Size: 63.82 MB
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For just these reasons this is the right time for renewal, to start reinvigorated work into the meaning and value of literary reading. Being Literate in the 21st Century wrestles with critical, timely questions for 21st-century society.

Reading In The Brain

Author: Stanislas Dehaene
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101152409
Size: 23.62 MB
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In this riveting investigation, Stanislas Dehaene provides an accessible account of the brain circuitry of reading and explores what he calls the ?reading paradox?

Space Between Words

Author: Paul Saenger
Publisher: Stanford University Press
ISBN: 9780804740166
Size: 11.80 MB
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. . . Paleographic studies rarely command wide audiences, but Saenger tells so important a story that Space Between Words will interest all who are concerned with the history of reading or the book.

Words Onscreen

Author: Naomi S. Baron
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0199315760
Size: 46.91 MB
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Discusses the rise of e-readers and how their popularity is affecting the way people read books, the way people write books, and what might be lost if reading goes entirely digital.

Language At The Speed Of Sight

Author: Mark Seidenberg
Publisher: Basic Books
ISBN: 0465080650
Size: 39.75 MB
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Language at the Speed of Sight offers an erudite and scathing examination of this most human of activities, and concrete proposals for how our society can produce better readers.

Wild Nights

Author: Benjamin Reiss
Publisher: Basic Books
ISBN: 0465094856
Size: 15.88 MB
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In lyrical prose, he leads readers from bedrooms and laboratories to factories and battlefields to Henry David Thoreau's famous cabin at Walden Pond, telling the stories of troubled sleepers, hibernating peasants, sleepwalking preachers, ...