A Commonplace Book Primer

A Commonplace Book Primer This volume is an introduction to the practice keeping a reading notebook sometimes referred to as a commonplace book Most readers do not keep a record of the memorable passages they come upon in the

  • Title: A Commonplace Book Primer
  • Author: Richard Katzev
  • ISBN: 9781257919833
  • Page: 361
  • Format: Paperback
  • This volume is an introduction to the practice keeping a reading notebook, sometimes referred to as a commonplace book Most readers do not keep a record of the memorable passages they come upon in the books they read However, there is much to be gained by doing so A Commonplace Book Primer is designed to illustrate these benefits and the value it can have for readers alThis volume is an introduction to the practice keeping a reading notebook, sometimes referred to as a commonplace book Most readers do not keep a record of the memorable passages they come upon in the books they read However, there is much to be gained by doing so A Commonplace Book Primer is designed to illustrate these benefits and the value it can have for readers all forms of literature.

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    1. An important piece in contemporary understanding and use for the Renaissance tradition of the commonplace book, Katzev's literary experiment expresses genuine interest in and appreciation for maintaining a commonplace book today. Many of the most accessible resources for contemporary commonplacing are included, but the majority of the analysis looks only at Katzev's personal commonplacing experiences as evidence. Overall, this is an in-depth look at one man's experience with reading and recordin [...]

    2. I've always loved the idea of Commonplace books and planned to start my own in 2016, so I figured this would be a good place to start.It's not quite what the title implies, and I'm perfectly okay with that, because it's better.The author explores the idea of Commonplace books, where they came from, what they really were and are, the effects of the digital age on the practice of keeping a commonplace book and even some research using his own.I definitely recommend it.

    3. Not bad - as mentioned, could have used some editing. But stimulated my thinking on the practice of keeping a commonplace book.

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