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For the Love of It Amateuring and Its Rivals

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ISBN-10: 0226065863

ISBN-13: 9780226065861

Edition: N/A

Authors: Wayne Booth

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Book details

List price: $23.00
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 10/1/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 248
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Acknowledgments
Overture: What Is an Amateur-And
Why Amateuring Matters First Movement: The Courtship
Getting It into My Bones
Seduced by the Cello
Amateuring and Rival Pleasures Second Movement: The Marriage
The Zen of Thumb Position Maintenance
Teaching the Love
Meditations of an Aging Pupil Interlude: The Amateur Writer Quarrels with the Amateur Player Third Movement: The Love Fulfilled
Amateur Hours: Disastrous, Not Too Bad, and Just Plain Glorious
Hearing with Your Body: How Playing Transforms Listening
The Three Gifts Fourth Movement: Rising Dissonance, Resolved to Heavenly Harmony
"Making It," Selling Out, and the Future of Amateuring
The Music of the Spheres-But What Spheres?
Glossary
Bibliography
Index