The Performance of Reading

The Performance of Reading

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The Performance of Reading argues that there are distinct analogies between qsilentq reading and artistic performance, and so fashions the new role of the reader as performer. An original and insightful exploration of the act of reading by the leading scholar in the field. Discusses the history of reading and the transitions from reading aloud to reading silently, and the changing role of literature as communal, active experience to a more private endeavor.An Essay in the Philosophy of Literature Peter Kivy ... So whatever its ontology, it does not seem that it can be the work-type/performancetoken ontology. So where do we go from here? Well I think it pretty obvious that the answer is going to be:anbsp;...

Title:The Performance of Reading
Author: Peter Kivy
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2008-04-15

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