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ID
c155
Title
'Foreword.'
Genre
Essay
Page Count
4
Word Count
1450
Publication Year
1952
Document Types
Full-text Online
Literary Criticism
Introductions, Forewards & Prefaces

A reflection on the role that the Reader's Digest may have played in combating modern "temptations towards a life of easy illiteracy."

Bates mentions in particular articles about the volcano Krakatoa and astronomy, as well as a piece by H.L. Mencken.

In The Reader's Digest Omnibus (London, 1952, pp. ix-xii).


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