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By Peter Kivy

The functionality of Reading argues that there are exact analogies among "silent" studying and creative functionality, and so models the hot position of the reader as performer.

  • An unique and insightful exploration of the act of interpreting by means of the top pupil within the field.
  • Discusses the background of analyzing and the transitions from studying aloud to studying silently, and the altering position of literature as communal, lively adventure to a extra inner most endeavor.

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