Proust And The Squid

Author: Maryanne Wolf
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 0062010638
Size: 37.47 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: 22.61 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: 55.36 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: 63.68 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.

Space Between Words

Author: Paul Saenger
Publisher: Stanford University Press
ISBN: 9780804740166
Size: 34.28 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.

Language At The Speed Of Sight

Author: Mark Seidenberg
Publisher:
ISBN: 0465019323
Size: 63.78 MB
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We’ve been teaching reading wrong—a leading cognitive scientist tells us how we can finally do it right

Tap Click Read

Author: Lisa Guernsey
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119092000
Size: 41.17 MB
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Our tour guides for this journey—Lisa Guernsey and Michael Levine—narrate the journey in such an engaging and fun way, you won't be able to put this book down.

A History Of Reading

Author: Alberto Manguel
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0698178971
Size: 14.28 MB
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Noted essayist and editor Alberto Manguel moves from this essential moment to explore the six-thousand-year-old conversation between words and that hero without whom the book would be a lifeless object: the reader.

Words Onscreen

Author: Naomi S. Baron
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0199315760
Size: 75.76 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.