ERIC Number: ED230983
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: 0
Literature, Literary Response, and the Teaching of Literature: Abstracts of Doctoral Dissertations Published in "Dissertation Abstracts International," January through June 1983 (Vol. 43 Nos. 7 through 12).
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 25 titles deal with a variety of topics, including the following: (1) the integrated short story collection as a genre; (2) lyric definition; (3) trope density in Newbery Award winning books and selected Children's Choices from 1975 to 1981; (4) a folklore dramatics-based approach to the teaching of literature; (5) the politics of storytelling; (6) the response of primary grade children to picture books; (7) how children's responses to historical fiction are reflected in their writing; (8) the effects of bibliotherapy on anomia and life satisfaction of the elderly; (9) divorce as portrayed in selected young adult fiction published in the United States between 1947 and 1977; (10) the use of stories to promote figurative language in children; (11) the school administrator as portrayed in the American novel; (12) the effect of the traditional folk fairy tale and "issue specific" imaginative literature on self-esteem, hostile attitudes, and the behavior of children; (13) the image of whites in fiction for children and young adults written by black writers from 1945 to 1975; and (14) values in four British novels commonly read in American secondary schools. (FL)
Descriptors: Adolescent Literature, Annotated Bibliographies, Bibliotherapy, Childrens Literature, Doctoral Dissertations, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, English Instruction, Folk Culture, Higher Education, Learning Theories, Literary Criticism, Literature Appreciation, Novels, Picture Books, Poetry, Short Stories, Story Telling, Student Reaction, Teacher Effectiveness
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.
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