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Bruno Bettelheim Archives
Bruno Bettelheim • 48 Items / 14 Books, 29 Articles, 5 Reviews
On Learning to Read (1981)
The Child's Fascination With Meaning
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    The Talkies/The Wimp from Outer Space (Review)
    On Learning to Read, by Bruno Bettelheim and Karen Zelan
    1. On Learning to Read by Bruno Bettelheim and Karen Zelan
    The American Spectator, September 1982, pp. 33-34
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    Reading for Signs of Life (Review)
    On Learning to Read, by Bruno Bettelheim and Karen Zelan
    1. On Learning to Read by Bruno Bettelheim and Karen Zelan
    The New York Review of Books, April 1, 1982, pp. 19-20
  3. The Arts
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    Books: Primer Prose (2 Reviews)
    On Learning to Read, by Bruno Bettelheim and Karen Zelan
    1. On Learning to Read by Bruno Bettelheim and Karen Zelan
    2. Watching Me, Watching You by Fay Weldon
    New York Magazine, January 25, 1982, pp. 52-53
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    Solutions, Not Excuses (2 Reviews)
    On Learning to Read, by Bruno Bettelheim and Karen Zelan
    1. On Learning to Read by Bruno Bettelheim and Karen Zelan
    2. Why Johnny Still Can't Read by Rudolf Franz Flesch
    Reason, January 1983, p. 52
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    Briefly Noted (6 Reviews)
    Souls and Bodies, by David Lodge
    1. Souls and Bodies by David Lodge
    2. On Learning to Read by Bruno Bettelheim and Karen Zelan
    3. American Notes: Rudyard Kipling's West by Arrell Morgan Gibson and Rudyard Kipling
    4. The View from Planet Earth by Vincent Cronin
    5. Boris Pasternak: His Life and Art by Guy de Mallac
    6. Science: Good, Bad, and Bogus by Martin Gardner
    The New Yorker, January 25, 1982, pp. 103-110
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    Short Reviews (11 Reviews)
    A Separate Development, by Christopher Hope
    1. A Separate Development by Christopher Hope
    2. Pride and Negligence by Frederick A. Pottle
    3. The Polynesian Journal by Capt. Henry Byam Martin
    4. Boccaccio by Thomas G. Bergin
    5. The World of the Ancient Maya by John S. Henderson
    6. The Dark Horse by Rumer Godden
    7. The Villa Golitsyn by Piers Paul Read
    8. The Brand-X Anthology of Poetry by William Zaranka
    9. Ebla: An Empire Rediscovered by Paolo Matthiae
    10. Eternal Saudi Arabia by Rick Golt
    11. On Learning to Read by Bruno Bettelheim and Karen Zelan
    The Atlantic Monthly, February 1982, pp. 86-91