The Cambridge History of American Literature Volume 7 Prose Writing 1940 1990

The Cambridge History of American Literature  Volume 7  Prose Writing  1940 1990

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

ISBN: 0521497329

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 800

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Discusses the social, cultural, intellectual, and aesthetic aspects of American literature
Categories: Literary Criticism

Floyd Patterson

Floyd Patterson

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

Publisher: McFarland

ISBN: 9780786439508

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 297

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"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.
Categories: Sports & Recreation

The French Manual Including a Dictionary of Oven Ten Thousand Words

The French Manual  Including a Dictionary of Oven Ten Thousand Words

N'êtes - vous pas entré ici à 8 heures 20 minutes ? 6. Ne vous en irez - vous pas
à 9 heures moins 20 minutes . 7. ... 210 Deux centième , 2000 Dixième , 109
Vingt - deuxième , 2 ) Millièine , 10000 Onzième , 110 Trentième , 800
Millionième ...

Author: Alfred Havet

Publisher:

ISBN: HARVARD:32044102852464

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Report

Report

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 .

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: STANFORD:36105007966786

Category: Education

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Categories: Education

Telegraphic Tales and Telegraphic History

Telegraphic Tales and Telegraphic History

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
Mr ...

Author: William John Johnston

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015009832109

Category: Telegraph

Page: 254

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Categories: Telegraph

Midland Schools

Midland Schools

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 ...

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ISBN: MINN:319510008561570

Category: Education

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Categories: Education

The Annual of the Year s Best SF

The Annual of the Year s Best SF

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 ...

Author: Judith Merril

Publisher:

ISBN: UCSC:32106005874281

Category: Science fiction

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Categories: Science fiction

Reading Faster and Understanding More

Reading Faster and Understanding More

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
equal ...

Author: Wanda M. Miller

Publisher: Addison Wesley Publishing Company

ISBN: 067349652X

Category: Speed reading

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Categories: Speed reading

Journey Into Joy

Journey Into Joy

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

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015032331293

Category: Christian life

Page: 95

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Transcript of talks delivered at the Christian Medical College, Vellore, 1971, on Christianity.
Categories: Christian life

Seven Steps to Theme Writing

Seven Steps to Theme Writing

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
his ...

Author: Raul Reyes

Publisher:

ISBN: PSU:000029814213

Category: Academic writing

Page: 226

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Categories: Academic writing

Acts of Regeneration

Acts of Regeneration

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
truth .

Author: Robert J. Begiebing

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015004261502

Category: Allegory

Page: 209

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An in-depth study of Normain Mailer's use of conscious and unconscious allegory in his later works.
Categories: Allegory

The Western Humanities Review

The Western Humanities Review

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 ...

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ISBN: UCAL:$B201808

Category: Humanities

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Categories: Humanities

Yearbook

Yearbook

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 ...

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ISBN: UCAL:B3264370

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Old and New

Old and New

... 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 .
Fifteen ...

Author: Edward Everett Hale

Publisher:

ISBN: NYPL:33433081666756

Category: Liberalism (Religion)

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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].
Categories: Liberalism (Religion)

Old and New

Old and New

... 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 .

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ISBN: UCAL:B2871417

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The Great Science Fiction Stories

The Great Science Fiction Stories

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: Isaac Asimov

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015013433084

Category: Science fiction

Page:

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Categories: Science fiction

Symposium Proceedings

Symposium Proceedings

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

Publisher:

ISBN: STANFORD:36105015177624

Category: Aeronautics

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Categories: Aeronautics

A Report of the Educational Conference New York City

A Report of the     Educational Conference  New York City

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
an ...

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015035852857

Category: Education

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Reports for 1948- include section: Annual meeting of the institutional members of the Educational Records Bureau: committee reports.
Categories: Education

A Guidebook for Teaching Reading

A Guidebook for Teaching Reading

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
that ...

Author: Pauline L. Witte

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon

ISBN: UOM:39076000670302

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 250

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Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines

The World of Jay Leno

The World of Jay Leno

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

ISBN: 1559721456

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 215

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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.
Categories: Biography & Autobiography