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
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
"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 .
Reports for 1948- include section: Annual meeting of the institutional members of the Educational Records Bureau: committee reports.
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
Transcript of talks delivered at the Christian Medical College, Vellore, 1971, on Christianity.