ERIC Number: ED067669
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972
Reference Count: 0
The Humanity of English. 1972 Distinguished Lectures.
National Council of Teachers of English, Urbana, IL.; National Council of Teachers of English, Urbana, IL. ERIC Clearinghouse on the Teaching of English.
This is a collection of lectures by distinguished members of the English profession who were invited to lecture to schools located far from large urban and cultural centers. Included are papers by: John H. Fisher, "Truth Versus Beauty: An Inquiry into the Function of Language and Literature in an Articulate Society"; Walter Loban, "The Green Pastures of English"; James N. Britton, "Writing to Learn and Learning to Write"; Owen Thomas, "Teaching Children about Language"; George E. Kent, "Selfconscious Writers and Black Folk and Cultural Tradition"; John Ashmead, "New Theories of Film and Their Significance for the Seventies"; and Miriam Goldstein Sargon, "Johnny is Neither Eager Nor Easy to Please." A brief biography of each of the seven lecturers is provided, as well as a list of dates and places where they spoke. (JF)
Descriptors: Biographies, English, English Instruction, English Literature, Films, Humanism, Language Arts
National Council of Teachers of English, 1111 Kenyon Road, Urbana, Ill. 61801 (Stock No. 03070, $3.00 non-member, $2.70 member)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Council of Teachers of English, Urbana, IL.; National Council of Teachers of English, Urbana, IL. ERIC Clearinghouse on the Teaching of English.