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    • The Art of Reading

    • By: Timothy Spurgin, The Great Courses
    • Narrated by: Timothy Spurgin
    • Length: 12 hrs and 37 mins
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    Artful reading-the way we read novels and short stories-is less about reading for specific information and more about reading to revel in the literary experience. Learning the skills and techniques of artful reading can improve your life in many ways, whether you're a fiction reader, an aspiring writer, a book club member, or a student.And the best part: These skills are not difficult or unwieldy; rather, they are well within your reach.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Practical for Readers and Writers

    • By Troy on 08-14-15

    Regular price: $34.95

    • The English Novel

    • By: Timothy Spurgin, The Great Courses
    • Narrated by: Timothy Spurgin
    • Length: 12 hrs and 28 mins
    • Original Recording
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 85
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 76
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 75

    Who can imagine life without novels? They have served not merely as diversions but as companions for so much of our lives, offering hours of pleasure and, at their best, insights few of us can ever quantify. But the simple joy of reading novels sometimes obscures our awareness of the deeper roles they play in our lives: honing our intellect, quenching our emotional thirsts, and shaping our sense of ourselves and of the world we live in.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Loved My First Course!

    • By Emily on 07-11-16

    Regular price: $34.95