ERIC Number: ED162351
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: 0
Literature, Literary Values, and the Teaching of Literature: Abstracts of Doctoral Dissertations Published in "Dissertation Abstracts International," May through July 1978 (Vol. 38 No. 11 through Vol. 39 No. 1).
ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.
This collection of abstracts is part of a continuing series providing information on recent doctoral dissertations. The 15 titles deal with a variety of topics, including the following: human sexual information, behaviors, and attitudes in fiction for young people; affective responses of adolescents to a poem; objectives for the junior high literature curriculum; implementation of a Kohlbergian value development curriculum; the relationship between oral readings in sex-role oriented children's literature and the personal and social adjustment of the self-concept of children; responses to literature in translation; the relationship between conscious and unconscious response in reading; the effects of teaching literary devices on improving comprehension and vocabulary; perceptions of literary characters; responses to short stories by black and white authors; interpretations of metaphor; speculative fiction; Kohlberg level of moral reasoning in Newberry Award winning fiction; tradition and creativity in the storytelling of preadolescent girls; and narrative factors in the reading interests of male and female adolescents. (TJ)
Descriptors: Adolescent Literature, Adolescents, Affective Behavior, Annotated Bibliographies, Course Objectives, Creativity, Doctoral Dissertations, Educational Research, English Instruction, Higher Education, Literary Devices, Literature Appreciation, Metaphors, Oral Reading, Secondary Education, Sex Role, Sexuality, Story Telling, Values, Vocabulary Skills
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.