As classical education surges and students return to the great books that have shaped Western civilization, modern readers are realizing something:
We have forgotten how to read!
What do we do with Dante? How do we handle Virgil? And what does this all have to do with our daily lives?
In this approachable volume, relearn how to read classically—first with the eyes, then the head, the hands, and the heart.
Short, poignant reflections on seminal classics like Huckleberry Finn, Jane Eyre, and The Divine Comedy will model what classical reading looks like. If you are looking for insight on your favorite novel, inspiration for a new reading challenge, or help engaging your students at a deeper level, this is the place to start. The classics deserve better readers. It’s up to us to relearn how.