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Published: 12 February 2020

320 Pages | 11 Illustrations


ISBN: 9780198815983

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Reading for Life

Philip Davis

  • Presents leading research into the processes of reading by a variety of research methods, from brain-imaging through to transcript analysis of reading group session
  • Features detailed interviews with a wide range of readers, from professionals to those who are severely under-privileged and inexperienced, offering detailed readings of the texts alongside in-depth understanding of the people reading them
  • Questions what literature can and cannot do in the service of mental health and wellbeing

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