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The well-educated mind : a guide to the classical education you never had

Author: S Wise Bauer
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Provides a road map for adult readers who want to gain enjoyment and self-improvement from the time they spend reading, discussing how different genres should be read to get the most out of them.
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Bauer, S. Wise.
Well-educated mind.
(DLC) 2003005090
(OCoLC)51837955
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: S Wise Bauer
ISBN: 9780393070972 0393070972 9780393253917 0393253910
OCLC Number: 916063919
Description: 1 online resource (432 pages)
Contents: Training your own mind : the classical education you never had --
Wrestling with books : the act of reading --
Keeping the journal : a written record of new ideas --
Starting to read : final preparations --
The story of people : reading through history with the novel --
The story of me : autobiography and memoir --
The story of the past : the tales of historians (and politicians) --
The world stage : reading through history with drama --
History refracted : the poets and their poems.
Responsibility: Susan Wise Bauer.
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