The Resource Reading as therapy : what contemporary fiction does for middle-class Americans, Timothy Aubry, (electronic resource)

Reading as therapy : what contemporary fiction does for middle-class Americans, Timothy Aubry, (electronic resource)

Label
Reading as therapy : what contemporary fiction does for middle-class Americans
Title
Reading as therapy
Title remainder
what contemporary fiction does for middle-class Americans
Statement of responsibility
Timothy Aubry
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Why do Americans read contemporary fiction? This question seems simple, but is it? Do Americans read for the purpose of aesthetic appreciation? To satisfy their own insatiable intellectual curiosities? While other forms of media have come to monopolize consumers' leisure time, in the past two decades book clubs have proliferated, Amazon has sponsored thriving online discussions, Oprah Winfrey has inspired millions of viewers to read both contemporary works and classics, and novels have retained their devoted following within middlebrow communities
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1975-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Aubry, Timothy Richard
Dewey number
  • 306.4/88
  • 823.9209
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
PN3352.P7
LC item number
A84 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fiction
  • Reading
  • Bibliotherapy
  • Literature and society
  • Books and reading
Label
Reading as therapy : what contemporary fiction does for middle-class Americans, Timothy Aubry, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
Searching for paradise on the Oprah Winfrey Show -- Therapy and displacement in divine secrets of the Ya-Ya sisterhood -- Infinite jest and the recovery of feeling -- The pain of reading A million little pieces -- The politics of interiority in The pilot's wife -- Reading The kite runner in America
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (269 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781587299568
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2670000000081317
  • (EBL)843335
  • (OCoLC)719388645
  • (SSID)ssj0000472574
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11318780
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000472574
  • (PQKBWorkID)10453296
  • (PQKB)10545704
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC843335
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse3018
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000081317
Label
Reading as therapy : what contemporary fiction does for middle-class Americans, Timothy Aubry, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
Searching for paradise on the Oprah Winfrey Show -- Therapy and displacement in divine secrets of the Ya-Ya sisterhood -- Infinite jest and the recovery of feeling -- The pain of reading A million little pieces -- The politics of interiority in The pilot's wife -- Reading The kite runner in America
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (269 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781587299568
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2670000000081317
  • (EBL)843335
  • (OCoLC)719388645
  • (SSID)ssj0000472574
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11318780
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000472574
  • (PQKBWorkID)10453296
  • (PQKB)10545704
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC843335
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse3018
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000081317

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