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The Resource Lost in a book : the psychology of reading for pleasure, Victor Nell

Lost in a book : the psychology of reading for pleasure, Victor Nell

Label
Lost in a book : the psychology of reading for pleasure
Title
Lost in a book
Title remainder
the psychology of reading for pleasure
Statement of responsibility
Victor Nell
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Why do people read for pleasure? In what ways is pleasure reading similar to hypnosis and to dreaming? Why do sophisticated readers often find enjoyment in reading material they consider "trash"? In this fascinating book, psychologist Victor Nell offers intriguing insights into the process of reading for pleasure. His book will be of interest to cognitive psychologists, reading specialists, cultural sociologists, librarians, and literary critics, as well as to those of us who are merely curious about the mysterious and wonder-filled process that is reading
Cataloging source
DNLM/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Nell, V
Dewey number
028/.9/019
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
  • Z1003
  • BF456.R2
LC item number
  • .N426 1988
  • .N42 1988
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
BF 456.R2
NLM item number
N421L 1988
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Books and reading
  • Leisure Activities
  • Psychology
  • Reading
  • Lecture
  • Livres et lecture
  • Leesgewoonten
  • Psychologische aspecten
  • Recreatie
  • Leesplezier
  • Lesen
  • Leseverhalten
  • Psychologie
Label
Lost in a book : the psychology of reading for pleasure, Victor Nell
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: pages 301-322
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 : reading and popular culture -- Part two : the component processes of ludic reading -- Part three : the capture of consciousness
Control code
15791755
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xiv, 336 pages
Isbn
9780300041156
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
87014283
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (WaOLN)1152997
  • (OCoLC)15791755
Label
Lost in a book : the psychology of reading for pleasure, Victor Nell
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: pages 301-322
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 : reading and popular culture -- Part two : the component processes of ludic reading -- Part three : the capture of consciousness
Control code
15791755
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xiv, 336 pages
Isbn
9780300041156
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
87014283
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (WaOLN)1152997
  • (OCoLC)15791755

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