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Reading and Reading Practices

Reading and Reading Practices   Reference library

Encyclopedia of the Enlightenment

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
History, modern history (1700 to 1945)
Length:
3,737 words

Can the age of Enlightenment be characterized as that of a revolution in reading? Contemporaries would doubtless have responded affirmatively, ...

Reading and Readers

Reading and Readers   Reference library

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Classical studies, History
Length:
1,050 words

Before there were readers there were listeners. In the case of Greece, a sophisticated literature, including lyric poetry and Homeric ...

Reading

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of British Literature

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2006
Subject:
Literature
Length:
3,298 words

Readers are active participants in the production, circulation, and consumption of literary texts, and essential partners in the making of ...

Reading

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The Oxford Companion to Italian Literature

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Literature
Length:
1,370 words

as distinct from literacy, designates a variety of practices of scanning and comprehending written, engraved, or embossed symbols. In ...

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The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2006

read between the lines look for or discover a meaning that is implied rather than explicitly stated. ...

read my lips...

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