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The Resource Reading rooms, edited by Susan Allen Toth and John Coughlan ; foreword by Daniel J. Boorstin

Reading rooms, edited by Susan Allen Toth and John Coughlan ; foreword by Daniel J. Boorstin

Label
Reading rooms
Title
Reading rooms
Statement of responsibility
edited by Susan Allen Toth and John Coughlan ; foreword by Daniel J. Boorstin
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
810.8/0355
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS509.P83
LC item number
R4 1990
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Toth, Susan Allen
  • Coughlan, John
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Public libraries
  • Books and reading
  • Authors, American
  • American literature
  • Books and reading
  • Public libraries
Label
Reading rooms, edited by Susan Allen Toth and John Coughlan ; foreword by Daniel J. Boorstin
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
  • (novel)
  • Sinclair Lewis
  • excerpt from Grand opening
  • (novel)
  • Jon Hassler
  • Library scene, small town, 1941
  • (poem)
  • John R. Nixon, Jr.
  • Hillsboro's good luck
  • (story)
  • Small-town libraries.
  • Dorothy Canfield Fisher
  • Bookworm, from Blooming
  • (memoir)
  • Susan Allen Toth
  • excerpt from One writer's beginnings
  • (memoir)
  • Eudora Welty
  • excerpt from Summer
  • (novel)
  • Edith Wharton
  • excerpt from Main Street
  • (essay)
  • William Cole
  • excerpt from Plexus
  • (memoir)
  • Henry Miller
  • Back issues
  • (essay)
  • Elizabeth Hardwick
  • Reading room
  • (poem)
  • City libraries.
  • E.B. White
  • Response of the gentle scholars
  • (poem)
  • Edmund Wilson
  • excerpt from Bronx primitive
  • (memoir)
  • Kate Simon
  • excerpt from A son of the middle border
  • (memoir)
  • Hamlin Garland
  • excerpt from New York Jew
  • Poetry reading in the downtown library
  • (poem)
  • Cathy Stern
  • (memoir)
  • Alfred Kazin
  • A library lion speaks
  • (poem)
  • E.B. White
  • The heart of the heart of the library
  • (fiction)
  • Charles Merz
  • Marian the librarian
  • (song) from The music man
  • Meredith Willson
  • The library
  • (story)
  • Nikki Giovanni
  • Gloss on a decision of the Council of Nicaca
  • (story)
  • The librarian.
  • Joanne Greenberg
  • excerpt from Betsy and Tacy go down town
  • (children's book)
  • Maud Hart Lovelace
  • Growing up with a past
  • (essay)
  • Howard A. Wilson
  • Lucy Wallis, from Centerville, U.S.A.
  • (poem)
  • Michael Waters
  • excerpt from It
  • (novel)
  • Stephen King
  • D'Artagnan on Ninth Street
  • (essay)
  • Pete Hamill
  • excerpt from A tree grows in Brooklyn
  • (novel)
  • Children in the library.
  • Betty Smith
  • excerpt from An American childhood
  • (memoir)
  • Annie Dillard
  • Somebody always grabs the purple
  • (story)
  • Henry Roth
  • The Carnegie Library, Juvenile Division
  • (poem)
  • Randall Jarrell
  • excerpt from A quiet place
  • Children selecting books in a library
  • (poem)
  • Randall Jarrell
  • excerpt from Half Magic
  • (children's book)
  • Edward Eager
  • (children's book)
  • Rose Blue
  • excerpt from Thimble summer
  • (children's book)
  • Elizabeth Enright
  • Covert Street
  • (poem)
  • Richard Eberhart
  • The doctors' club
  • (memoir)
  • John Taylor
  • Summer librarian
  • (story)
  • Sue Kaufman
  • Love in the library.
  • Wants
  • (story)
  • Grace Paley
  • A note on library policy
  • (poem)
  • Larry Rubin
  • Reading room, the New York Public Library
  • (story)
  • Patricia McGerr
  • excerpt from The treasure of Alpheus Winterborn
  • (children's book)
  • John Bellairs
  • The reference room
  • (story)
  • John D. MacDonald
  • Mystery and murder in the library.
  • QL969.C9
  • (story)
  • Anthony Boucher
  • The library book
  • (story)
  • Isaac Asimov
  • The day of the bookmobile
  • (humorous essay)
  • Finley Peter Dunne
  • Three short poems
  • Pyke Johnson, Jr.
  • The interest gauge
  • (story)
  • Edmund Lester Pearson
  • Song of the library staff
  • (poem)
  • Sam Walter Foss
  • Laughter in the library.
  • excerpt from Beezus and Ramona
  • (children's book)
  • Beverly Cleary
  • excerpt from Rufus M.
  • (children's book)
  • Eleanor Estes
  • Library
  • (poem)
  • Richard Armour
  • excerpt from The happy bookers
  • (humor)
  • Richard Armour
  • The Carnegie libraries
  • (poem)
  • Dannye Romine Powell
  • Now Adam
  • (poem)
  • Dannye Romine Powell
  • A girl in a library
  • (poem)
  • Randall Jarrell
  • Library
  • (prose poem)
  • Reading-room reveries.
  • Louis Jenkins
  • To a scholar in the stacks
  • (poem)
  • Howard Nemerov
  • The library of Morpheus, from Free the realm of Morpheus
  • (novel)
  • Steven Millhauser
  • excerpt from Angel in the parlor
  • (memoir)
  • Nancy Willard
  • Library scene
  • (poem)
  • Robert Pinsky
  • Daily library visitor
  • (poem)
  • Marsden Hartley
  • In the periodical room
  • (story)
  • Bernard Malamud
  • excerpt from A walker in the city
  • (memoir)
  • Alfred Kazin
  • excerpt from Go tell it on the mountain
  • (novel)
  • James Baldwin
  • excerpt from Black boy
  • (memoir)
  • Democracy in the library.
  • Richard Wright
  • excerpt from Goodbye, Columbus
  • (novel)
  • Philip Roth
  • The trouble of Marcie Flint
  • (story)
  • John Cheever
  • Seth Compton
  • (poem)
  • Edgar Lee Masters
  • The liberry
  • Rhoda Pitkin
  • (poem)
  • Edgar Lee Masters
  • The library
  • (poem)
  • John Greenleaf Whittier
  • Libraries
  • (prose poem)
  • Karl Shapiro
  • The premise of meaning
  • (essay)
  • (essay)
  • Archibald MacLeish
  • Bel Kaufman
  • What the library means to me
  • (essay)
  • Amy Tan
  • A summer's reading
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xviii, 486 p.
Isbn
9780385412919
Lccn
90013927
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm22344770
  • (OCoLC)22344770
  • 91639
Label
Reading rooms, edited by Susan Allen Toth and John Coughlan ; foreword by Daniel J. Boorstin
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
  • (novel)
  • Sinclair Lewis
  • excerpt from Grand opening
  • (novel)
  • Jon Hassler
  • Library scene, small town, 1941
  • (poem)
  • John R. Nixon, Jr.
  • Hillsboro's good luck
  • (story)
  • Small-town libraries.
  • Dorothy Canfield Fisher
  • Bookworm, from Blooming
  • (memoir)
  • Susan Allen Toth
  • excerpt from One writer's beginnings
  • (memoir)
  • Eudora Welty
  • excerpt from Summer
  • (novel)
  • Edith Wharton
  • excerpt from Main Street
  • (essay)
  • William Cole
  • excerpt from Plexus
  • (memoir)
  • Henry Miller
  • Back issues
  • (essay)
  • Elizabeth Hardwick
  • Reading room
  • (poem)
  • City libraries.
  • E.B. White
  • Response of the gentle scholars
  • (poem)
  • Edmund Wilson
  • excerpt from Bronx primitive
  • (memoir)
  • Kate Simon
  • excerpt from A son of the middle border
  • (memoir)
  • Hamlin Garland
  • excerpt from New York Jew
  • Poetry reading in the downtown library
  • (poem)
  • Cathy Stern
  • (memoir)
  • Alfred Kazin
  • A library lion speaks
  • (poem)
  • E.B. White
  • The heart of the heart of the library
  • (fiction)
  • Charles Merz
  • Marian the librarian
  • (song) from The music man
  • Meredith Willson
  • The library
  • (story)
  • Nikki Giovanni
  • Gloss on a decision of the Council of Nicaca
  • (story)
  • The librarian.
  • Joanne Greenberg
  • excerpt from Betsy and Tacy go down town
  • (children's book)
  • Maud Hart Lovelace
  • Growing up with a past
  • (essay)
  • Howard A. Wilson
  • Lucy Wallis, from Centerville, U.S.A.
  • (poem)
  • Michael Waters
  • excerpt from It
  • (novel)
  • Stephen King
  • D'Artagnan on Ninth Street
  • (essay)
  • Pete Hamill
  • excerpt from A tree grows in Brooklyn
  • (novel)
  • Children in the library.
  • Betty Smith
  • excerpt from An American childhood
  • (memoir)
  • Annie Dillard
  • Somebody always grabs the purple
  • (story)
  • Henry Roth
  • The Carnegie Library, Juvenile Division
  • (poem)
  • Randall Jarrell
  • excerpt from A quiet place
  • Children selecting books in a library
  • (poem)
  • Randall Jarrell
  • excerpt from Half Magic
  • (children's book)
  • Edward Eager
  • (children's book)
  • Rose Blue
  • excerpt from Thimble summer
  • (children's book)
  • Elizabeth Enright
  • Covert Street
  • (poem)
  • Richard Eberhart
  • The doctors' club
  • (memoir)
  • John Taylor
  • Summer librarian
  • (story)
  • Sue Kaufman
  • Love in the library.
  • Wants
  • (story)
  • Grace Paley
  • A note on library policy
  • (poem)
  • Larry Rubin
  • Reading room, the New York Public Library
  • (story)
  • Patricia McGerr
  • excerpt from The treasure of Alpheus Winterborn
  • (children's book)
  • John Bellairs
  • The reference room
  • (story)
  • John D. MacDonald
  • Mystery and murder in the library.
  • QL969.C9
  • (story)
  • Anthony Boucher
  • The library book
  • (story)
  • Isaac Asimov
  • The day of the bookmobile
  • (humorous essay)
  • Finley Peter Dunne
  • Three short poems
  • Pyke Johnson, Jr.
  • The interest gauge
  • (story)
  • Edmund Lester Pearson
  • Song of the library staff
  • (poem)
  • Sam Walter Foss
  • Laughter in the library.
  • excerpt from Beezus and Ramona
  • (children's book)
  • Beverly Cleary
  • excerpt from Rufus M.
  • (children's book)
  • Eleanor Estes
  • Library
  • (poem)
  • Richard Armour
  • excerpt from The happy bookers
  • (humor)
  • Richard Armour
  • The Carnegie libraries
  • (poem)
  • Dannye Romine Powell
  • Now Adam
  • (poem)
  • Dannye Romine Powell
  • A girl in a library
  • (poem)
  • Randall Jarrell
  • Library
  • (prose poem)
  • Reading-room reveries.
  • Louis Jenkins
  • To a scholar in the stacks
  • (poem)
  • Howard Nemerov
  • The library of Morpheus, from Free the realm of Morpheus
  • (novel)
  • Steven Millhauser
  • excerpt from Angel in the parlor
  • (memoir)
  • Nancy Willard
  • Library scene
  • (poem)
  • Robert Pinsky
  • Daily library visitor
  • (poem)
  • Marsden Hartley
  • In the periodical room
  • (story)
  • Bernard Malamud
  • excerpt from A walker in the city
  • (memoir)
  • Alfred Kazin
  • excerpt from Go tell it on the mountain
  • (novel)
  • James Baldwin
  • excerpt from Black boy
  • (memoir)
  • Democracy in the library.
  • Richard Wright
  • excerpt from Goodbye, Columbus
  • (novel)
  • Philip Roth
  • The trouble of Marcie Flint
  • (story)
  • John Cheever
  • Seth Compton
  • (poem)
  • Edgar Lee Masters
  • The liberry
  • Rhoda Pitkin
  • (poem)
  • Edgar Lee Masters
  • The library
  • (poem)
  • John Greenleaf Whittier
  • Libraries
  • (prose poem)
  • Karl Shapiro
  • The premise of meaning
  • (essay)
  • (essay)
  • Archibald MacLeish
  • Bel Kaufman
  • What the library means to me
  • (essay)
  • Amy Tan
  • A summer's reading
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xviii, 486 p.
Isbn
9780385412919
Lccn
90013927
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm22344770
  • (OCoLC)22344770
  • 91639

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