skip to content
Slow reading in a hurried age Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Slow reading in a hurried age

Author: David Mikics
Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts : The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, [2013] ©2013
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
Slow Reading in a Hurried Age is a practical guide for anyone who yearns for a more meaningful and satisfying reading experience, and who wants to sharpen reading skills and improve concentration. The author demonstrates exactly how the tried-and-true methods of slow reading can provide a more immersive, fulfilling experience. He begins with fourteen preliminary rules for slow reading and shows us how to apply them.  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Mikics
ISBN: 9780674724723 0674724720
OCLC Number: 840460737
Description: 320 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: The problem --
The answer --
The rules --
Reading short stories --
Reading novels --
Reading poetry --
Reading drama --
Reading essays.
Responsibility: David Mikics.

Abstract:

Reading, the author says, should not be drudgery, and not mere information-gathering or escape either, but a way to live life at a higher pitch. This is a practical guide for anyone who yearns for a  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

[Mikics] prizes the kind of slow reading that allows us to appreciate the rhythms and voices and atmosphere of a book, to take it apart as one might a clock, in order to figure out how it Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.

Similar Items

Related Subjects:(6)

User lists with this item (1)

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/840460737> # Slow reading in a hurried age
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
   library:oclcnum "840460737" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/mau> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1250051436#Topic/lesen> ; # Lesen
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2012002540> ; # Slow life movement
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1250051436#Topic/books_and_reading_philosophy> ; # Books and reading--Philosophy
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/372.47/e23/> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1250051436#Topic/literatur> ; # Literatur
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1090771> ; # Reading comprehension
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85111686> ; # Reading comprehension
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1250051436#Topic/konzentration> ; # Konzentration
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1895431> ; # Slow life movement
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:creator <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1250051436#Person/mikics_david_1961> ; # David Mikics
   schema:datePublished "2013" ;
   schema:description "Slow Reading in a Hurried Age is a practical guide for anyone who yearns for a more meaningful and satisfying reading experience, and who wants to sharpen reading skills and improve concentration. The author demonstrates exactly how the tried-and-true methods of slow reading can provide a more immersive, fulfilling experience. He begins with fourteen preliminary rules for slow reading and shows us how to apply them. The rules are followed by excursions into key genres, including short stories, novels, poems, plays, and essays. Reading, Mikics says, should not be drudgery, and not mere escape either, but a way to live life at a higher pitch."@en ;
   schema:description "The problem -- The answer -- The rules -- Reading short stories -- Reading novels -- Reading poetry -- Reading drama -- Reading essays."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/1250051436> ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:name "Slow reading in a hurried age"@en ;
   schema:productID "840460737" ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780674724723> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/840460737> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1250051436#Person/mikics_david_1961> # David Mikics
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1961" ;
   schema:familyName "Mikics" ;
   schema:givenName "David" ;
   schema:name "David Mikics" ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2012002540> # Slow life movement
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Slow life movement"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85111686> # Reading comprehension
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Reading comprehension"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1090771> # Reading comprehension
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Reading comprehension"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1895431> # Slow life movement
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Slow life movement"@en ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780674724723>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0674724720" ;
   schema:isbn "9780674724723" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.