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How to read a book

Author: Mortimer Jerome AdlerCharles Lincoln Van DorenJerry HughesLarry YustRoy StewartAll authors
Publisher: Chicago : Encyclopaedia Britannica Educational Corp., ©2008.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Series of 13 14-minute videos based on Adler's published guide for critically reading books from a variety of traditions and genres.
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Mortimer Jerome Adler; Charles Lincoln Van Doren; Jerry Hughes; Larry Yust; Roy Stewart; Dan Mossbarger; Center for the Study of The Great Ideas
OCLC Number: 647679620
Notes: Originally produced in 1975.
Credits: Producer, Larry Yust; director, Jerry Hughes; editors, Roy Stewart, Dan Mossbarger.
Cast: Mortimer Adler, Charles Van Doren.
Description: 1 videodisc (182 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD-R ; all regions ; NTSC.
Contents: To read or not to read --
How to keep awake while reading --
Coming to terms with the author --
What's the proposition and why? --
The questions to ask of a book --
Talking back to the author --
Sorting the books out --
How to read stories --
What makes a story good? --
How to read a poem --
Activating poetry and plays --
How to read two books at a time --
Pyramid of books.
Responsibility: with Mortimer Adler and Charles Van Doren ; presented by Encyclopaedia Britannica Educational Corporation in cooperation with KCET, Los Angeles.

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Series of 13 14-minute videos based on Adler's published guide for critically reading books from a variety of traditions and genres.

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