Though he continued to explore the dark side of the psyche in his next major
piece of journalism , “ Ten Thousand Words a Minute ” ( 1962 ) , an Esquire
account of the first Sonny Liston - Floyd Patterson boxing match , and especially
in An ...
Author: Sacvan Bercovitch
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Category: Literary Criticism
Discusses the social, cultural, intellectual, and aesthetic aspects of American literature
Norman Mailer, “Ten Thousand Words a Minute,” Esquire, vol. 59, no. 6, February
1963, p. 113; New York Times, August 18, 1959, p. 34; August 21, p. 15; August
22, p. 12; August 25, p. 1, 6; August 26, p. 1, 34; August 29, p. 9; September 2, p.
Author: Alan H. Levy
Category: Sports & Recreation
"This first biography of the former heavyweight covers Patterson's meteoric rise as boxer, gives equal attention to the boxer's life away from sport, including Patterson's work for civil rights causes in the 1960s. Joining Ali and George Frazier who usedtheir celebrity to bring attention to social issues, he became an icon of the movement"--Provided by publisher.
Now , I am not questioning the ability of a few individuals , or some individuals , to
read , as they define it , at three , four , or perhaps ten thousand words a minute .
However , I agree with my good friend , Bill Sheldon , that that is not reading .
The rate was an average of either fifty - three or fifty - four words a minute for ten
consecutive minutes . The matter was ... Two thousand five hundred and
eighteen words were sent from New York to Cleveland in an hour . On the day of
At ten thousand sensus of the methodologists has this Iowa teacher was
genuinely and words per minute , doesn't the mere seemed to be that " dynamic
reading " scientifically curious about the values turning of pages pose a problem
? is ...
Five thousand words per minute " replaced automobiles and tax evasion as
symbols of status , and when a United States Senator dropped the phrase " ten thousand words per minute , ” Presponded with his famous Lament : “ I write slow
, " he ...
The extremists of the left— using such effective platforms as television talk shows
— tell us that we should be reading at ten thousand words a minute, fifteen
thousand, twenty thousand. . . . Their right-wing counterparts thunder back with
Some of our beloved friends seem to think that if one can speak ten thousand words per minute , then one is definitely O.K. Paul says that he would rather
speak five words with intelligence which other people could understand than ten
Author: Lesslie Newbigin
Category: Christian life
Transcript of talks delivered at the Christian Medical College, Vellore, 1971, on Christianity.
With an eight hundred to one thousand word limitation no subject is too small and
most subjects need to be pared down . If we compare ... On the average we
speak at the rate of one hundred twenty to one hundred forty words a minute . An
essay running from ... For example , Thomas Wolfe , a prolific American novelist ,
wrote in his journals of his ability to write ten thousand words at one sitting . Upon
Mailer makes three specific charges against conventional journalism . His first
charge , clearly stated in " Ten Thousand Words a Minute , ” is that journalism
distorts the essential truth about the events it pretends to present as objective
Author: Robert J. Begiebing
An in-depth study of Normain Mailer's use of conscious and unconscious allegory in his later works.
This strategy is to be seen in such early essays as “ An Evening with Jackie
Kennedy , or , The Wild West of the East ” ( 1962 ) , but it is used most
successfully in “ Ten Thousand Words a Minute ” ( 1962 ) , Mailer's account of the
first Patterson ...
Are we ready to accept the idea that reading speaks of five to eight to ten thousand words per minute can be attained along with good comprehension ?
Are we now ready to free the reader from the shackles of inner speech ? It seems
that we ...
... to San Francisco were repeated by ten thousand words an hour have
operators at eight or ten way - offices : been transmitted . ... The York in twenty minutes , by Little ' s cost of telegraphing on long lines has automatic instrument .
Author: Edward Everett Hale
Category: Liberalism (Religion)
Includes: College directory [giving the name, locality, course of study, faculty, and number of students, of 175 or more of the Principal collegiate institutions of the United States]. [Boston, Robert Bros. 1872-74].
... by Formerly all messages from Boston Wheatstone's automatic instrument , to
San Francisco were repeated by ten thousand words an ... The York in twenty minutes , by Little's cost of telegraphing on long lines has automatic instrument .
The last one was the coupler machine improvement that permitted better than ten thousand words per minute . " " Up to that time the best wordage was something
like eight thousand words , ” said Burbank . “ I think that you have been resting ...
Author: Society of Experimental Test Pilots. SymposiumPublish On: 1976
That ' s pretty impressive considering that many high - speed , low - altitude flights
last only 20 minutes . ... one picture is worth a thousand words is still true , you '
ve just had ten thousand words per minute with gusts to fifty thousand on the ...
Author: Society of Experimental Test Pilots. Symposium
Now, I am not questioning the ability of a few individuals, or some individuals, to
read, as they define it, at three, four, or perhaps ten thousand words a minute.
However, I agree with my good friend, Bill Sheldon, that that is not reading. It is
Reports for 1948- include section: Annual meeting of the institutional members of the Educational Records Bureau: committee reports.
Indeed , advertisements for some speed - reading courses boast that graduates
have attained reading rates of one thousand , ten thousand , and even more words per minute . Yet the results of studies of eye movement patterns indicate
It just never seems to come back . ” The next minute he ' s commenting on speed
reading . “ I heard that Evelyn Wood just lost a lawsuit . Yeah , a guy sued her
because his eyeball blew out at ten thousand words per minute . " He will suit the
Author: Bill Adler
Publisher: Birch Lane Press
Category: Biography & Autobiography
A discussion of the life and humor of The Tonight Show's Jay Leno describes Leno's childhood antics, his frequent targets, his work in his present job, and more.