The Well-Educated Mind: A Guide to the Classical Education You Never Had

The Well-Educated Mind: A Guide to the Classical Education You Never Had

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By (author) Susan Wise Bauer

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  • Publisher: WW Norton & Co
  • Format: Hardback | 384 pages
  • Dimensions: 163mm x 236mm x 41mm | 771g
  • Publication date: 8 January 2004
  • Publication City/Country: New York
  • ISBN 10: 0393050947
  • ISBN 13: 9780393050943
  • Edition: 1, Annotated
  • Edition statement: annotated edition
  • Sales rank: 45,226

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This book is a wonderful resource for anyone wishing to explore and develop the mind's capacity to read and comprehend the greatest works in fiction, autobiography, history, poetry, and drama. It offers brief, entertaining histories of the five literary genres, accompanied by detailed instructions on how to read each type.

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Susan Wise Bauer is co-author with her mother, Jessie Wise, of The Well-Trained Mind: A Guide to Classical Education at Home, a book which has become an educational standard. Susan teaches literature and writing at The College of William and Mary in Virginia.