Acts of Reading

Acts of Reading

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Soundly based on principles of recent reading theory and cultural studies, this introduction to reading and writing about literature features explanations, readings, and exercises that focus on the process of " how one reads" various texts including: poems, plays, stories, film, TV, music, etc. Structures each chapter to include: a short introduction" to a reading concept" (or " moment" in the reading process); a selection of canonical" and non-canonical works" that illustrate the concept; "Constructing a Reading exercises" -- sequenced prewriting activities" that focus on readers' perceptions, feelings, and associations and are designed to increase their awareness of their reading processes. Incorporates popular culture and cultural studies."show more

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  • Paperback | 757 pages
  • 153.2 x 229.1 x 34.5mm | 920.81g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0130429384
  • 9780130429384

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