Rejoining the Common Reader

Rejoining the Common Reader

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Rejoining the Common Reader is suffused with the impulse that motivates Clara Claiborne Park's distinguished writing and teaching: the desire to related literature to the experience of its readers. This humane, balanced, and entertaining book will appeal to anyone who longs to recapture the pleasure of reading for personal enrichment and to teachers of literature who have grown to resent the intrusiveness of theory and theorizing and wish to reexamine what they are doing to, for, and with their students.less as a aquot;text, aquot; but as what all poetry was once: sound artfully patterned, a familiar, nourishing rumble. Full many a flower is born to blush ... My grandmother , from whom I first heard most of these lines, never went to college. She was no betteranbsp;...

Title:Rejoining the Common Reader
Author:Clara Claiborne Park
Publisher:Northwestern University Press - 1991


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