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The art of reading, Professor Timothy Spurgin

Label
The art of reading
Title
The art of reading
Statement of responsibility
Professor Timothy Spurgin
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"These lectures demonstrate how to read fiction carefully for full enjoyment. The lectures begin with basic concepts from simpler stories before progressing into books famous for their complexity. The lectures explain literary devices such as irony and foreshadowing and show how skilled authors have used such devices to great effect in classic works of literature"--Guidebook
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Cataloging source
CIB
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Spurgin, Timothy
Dewey number
808
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
PN45
LC item number
.S687 2009
Literary text for sound recordings
lectures speeches
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Lecturers: Timothy Spurgin, assoociate professor of English; and Bonnie Glidden Buchanan, professor of English literature at Lawrence University
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Teaching Company
Series statement
The great courses
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  • Literature
  • Literature
  • Books and reading
  • Reading
  • Audiobooks
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
The art of reading, Professor Timothy Spurgin
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Compact discs
  • In two containers (19 cm.)
  • Books contains lecture transcripts and course guide, timeline, glossary, biographical notes, bibliography; credits
Accompanying material
1 book (iv, 109 pages ; 19 cm).
Bibliography note
Course guidebook Includes bibliographical references
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • pt. 1. disc 1. lecture 1. Artful reading and everyday reading ; lecture 2: Authors, real and implied -- disc 2. lecture 3. Narrators -- their voices and their visions ; lecture 4. Characters -- beyond round and flat -- disc 3. lecture 5 : Descriptions -- people, places, and things ; lecture 6. Minimalists to maximalists to lyricists -- disc 4. lecture 7. Explosive devices -- irony and ambiguity ; lectures 8. Reading for the plot -- five simple words -- disc 5. lecture 9. Master plots -- the stranger and the journey ; lecture 10. The game is afoot -- Sherlock Holmes -- disc 6. lecture 11. The plot thickens -- Scott and Brönte ; lecture 12. The plot vanishes -- Faulkner and Woolf
  • pt. 2. disc 7. lecture 13. Chapters, patterns, and rhythms ; lecture 14. Scene and summary, showing and telling -- disc 8. lecture 15. Subtexts, motives, and secrets ; lecture 16. Dialogue -- the good, the bad, the ugly -- disc 9. lecture 17. Metafiction -- fiction about fiction ; lecture 18. Adaptation -- from fiction to film -- disc 10. lecture 19. Realism times four ; lecture 20. Thumbs up? -- interpretation and evaluation -- disc 11, lecture 21. A long short story -- "Runaway" ; lecture 22. A classic novel -- The age of innocence -- disc 12. lecture 23. A baggy monster -- War and peace ; lecture 24. Picking up the tools
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
12 audio discs (30 min. each)
Form of item
microfiche
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781598035681
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Lccn
2013626984
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
2198
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn434438958
  • (OCoLC)ocn434438958
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
The art of reading, Professor Timothy Spurgin
Publication
Note
  • Compact discs
  • In two containers (19 cm.)
  • Books contains lecture transcripts and course guide, timeline, glossary, biographical notes, bibliography; credits
Accompanying material
1 book (iv, 109 pages ; 19 cm).
Bibliography note
Course guidebook Includes bibliographical references
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • pt. 1. disc 1. lecture 1. Artful reading and everyday reading ; lecture 2: Authors, real and implied -- disc 2. lecture 3. Narrators -- their voices and their visions ; lecture 4. Characters -- beyond round and flat -- disc 3. lecture 5 : Descriptions -- people, places, and things ; lecture 6. Minimalists to maximalists to lyricists -- disc 4. lecture 7. Explosive devices -- irony and ambiguity ; lectures 8. Reading for the plot -- five simple words -- disc 5. lecture 9. Master plots -- the stranger and the journey ; lecture 10. The game is afoot -- Sherlock Holmes -- disc 6. lecture 11. The plot thickens -- Scott and Brönte ; lecture 12. The plot vanishes -- Faulkner and Woolf
  • pt. 2. disc 7. lecture 13. Chapters, patterns, and rhythms ; lecture 14. Scene and summary, showing and telling -- disc 8. lecture 15. Subtexts, motives, and secrets ; lecture 16. Dialogue -- the good, the bad, the ugly -- disc 9. lecture 17. Metafiction -- fiction about fiction ; lecture 18. Adaptation -- from fiction to film -- disc 10. lecture 19. Realism times four ; lecture 20. Thumbs up? -- interpretation and evaluation -- disc 11, lecture 21. A long short story -- "Runaway" ; lecture 22. A classic novel -- The age of innocence -- disc 12. lecture 23. A baggy monster -- War and peace ; lecture 24. Picking up the tools
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
12 audio discs (30 min. each)
Form of item
microfiche
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781598035681
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Lccn
2013626984
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
2198
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn434438958
  • (OCoLC)ocn434438958
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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