ERIC Number: ED038381
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1963
Reference Count: 0
The Situation of English: 1963.
Gibson, William M.; And Others
Six articles report on problems confronting English teaching and scholarship. Selections are by (1) William M. Gibson and Edwin H. Cady, who survey the present state of textually accurate editions of American authors; (2) John C. Gerber, who writes on the success of 20 Commission on English Institutes conducted during the summer of 1962 as significant efforts to up-grade English in the schools; (3) John Ashmead, who reports on the British Council Conference on the teaching of English literature overseas held at Cambridge, July 1962; (4) Ralph C. M. Flynt, who presents the purposes and long-range possibilities of the U. S. Office of Education's Project English; (5) J. N. Hook, who gives an account of the first year of Project English; and (6) James R. Squire, who comments on the efforts of college English departments and various educational associations to improve English teaching. (JM)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Modern Language Association of America, New York, NY.
Identifiers: Project English
Note: Reprinted from "PMLA," September 1963, v78 n4, Pt2