ERIC Number: ED030674
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1964-Feb
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Good Writing from Great Books.
A case is made for the assigned reading of ancient and modern literary classics, rather than modern essay collections, in college freshman composition classes. The effectiveness of a number of classics used for that purpose for 13 years in the freshman courses at Haverford College is discussed. Classwork in the Haverford program is described, and a sample 2-semester reading list is supplied. (AF)
Descriptors: Bibliographies, Classics (Literature), College English, College Freshmen, College Language Programs, Course Content, Course Descriptions, English Curriculum, English Instruction, Essays, Program Effectiveness, Reading Assignments, Reading Material Selection, Writing (Composition), Writing Skills
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Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Council of Teachers of English, Champaign, IL.
Identifiers - Location: Pennsylvania