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The Resource How to read a book, Mortimer J. Adler and Charles van Doren

How to read a book, Mortimer J. Adler and Charles van Doren

Label
How to read a book
Title
How to read a book
Statement of responsibility
Mortimer J. Adler and Charles van Doren
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Investigates the art of reading by examining each aspect of reading, problems encountered, and tells how to combat them
Cataloging source
TXS
Index
index present
LC call number
PN83
LC item number
.A43 2014a
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
How to read a book, Mortimer J. Adler and Charles van Doren
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"The classic guide to intelligent reading" -- Cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 340-353) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part one. The dimensions of reading. The activity and art of reading -- The levels of reading -- The first level of reading: elementary reading -- The second level of reading: inspectional reading -- How to be a demanding reader -- Part two. The third level of reading: analytical reading. Pigeonholing a book -- X-raying a book -- Coming to terms with an author -- Determining an author's message -- Criticizing a book fairly -- Agreeing or disagreeing with an author -- Aids to reading -- Part three. Approaches to different kinds of reading matter. How to read practical books -- How to read imaginative literature -- Suggestions for reading stories, plays, and poems -- How to read history -- How to read science and mathematics -- How to read philosophy -- How to read social science -- Part four. The ultimate goals of reading. The fourth level of reading: syntopical reading -- Reading and the growth of the mind -- Appendix A. A recommended reading list -- Appendix B. Exercises and tests at the four levels
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
Completely revised and updated, Touchstone edition.
Extent
xiii, 424 pages
Isbn
9780671212094
Lccn
72081451
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)902633756
  • (OCoLC)ocn902633756
Label
How to read a book, Mortimer J. Adler and Charles van Doren
Publication
Note
"The classic guide to intelligent reading" -- Cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 340-353) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part one. The dimensions of reading. The activity and art of reading -- The levels of reading -- The first level of reading: elementary reading -- The second level of reading: inspectional reading -- How to be a demanding reader -- Part two. The third level of reading: analytical reading. Pigeonholing a book -- X-raying a book -- Coming to terms with an author -- Determining an author's message -- Criticizing a book fairly -- Agreeing or disagreeing with an author -- Aids to reading -- Part three. Approaches to different kinds of reading matter. How to read practical books -- How to read imaginative literature -- Suggestions for reading stories, plays, and poems -- How to read history -- How to read science and mathematics -- How to read philosophy -- How to read social science -- Part four. The ultimate goals of reading. The fourth level of reading: syntopical reading -- Reading and the growth of the mind -- Appendix A. A recommended reading list -- Appendix B. Exercises and tests at the four levels
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
Completely revised and updated, Touchstone edition.
Extent
xiii, 424 pages
Isbn
9780671212094
Lccn
72081451
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)902633756
  • (OCoLC)ocn902633756

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