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Why Reading Books Still Matters.

Author: Martha C Pennington
Publisher: London : Taylor and Francis, 2017.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Martha C Pennington
ISBN: 1351809075 9781351809078
OCLC Number: 1002471726
Description: 1 online resource (272 pages)
Contents: Forward by Jack C. RichardsPrefaceAcknowledgementsChapter 1. The Value of a Literate CultureChapter 2. A Sketch of our World, Current and FutureChapter 3. The Digital WorldChapter 4. Living Life Onscreen and Online Chapter 5. Reading Onscreen and OnlineChapter 6. Education and Literacy in Digital CultureChapter 7. How Fiction and Poetry Work Their MagicChapter 8. A Closer Look at ReadingChapter 9. Psychological Effects of Reading LiteratureChapter 10. We Point the Way and Take You Halfway ThereChapter 11. Mapping an Alternative Future


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"This is an important book that builds a strong case for the value of literature, literary reading, and book culture in the school curriculum.... [It] stands as a wake-up call regarding our current Read more...

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