ERIC Number: ED074523
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970
Reference Count: 0
The Promise of English. NCTE 1970 Distinguished Lectures.
National Council of Teachers of English, Champaign, IL.
The essays in this book point out an unhappiness with existent forms of English teaching and emphasize possibilities for a future in which the human-ness and humane-ness of literary, linguistic, and writing experiences will be encouraged. Authors and papers are (1) Louise M. Rosenblatt, "Literature and the Invisible Reader"; (2) Muriel Crosby, "Discovering the Art of the Language Arts"; (3) Warner G. Rice, "Higher Education in the 1970's; (4) Darwin T. Turner, "The Teaching of Literature by Afro-American Writers"; (5) Frederic G. Cassidy, "Collecting the Lexicon of American Regional English"; and (6) James M. McCrimmon, "Writing as a Way of Knowing." (This document previously announced as ED 044 418.) (MF)
Descriptors: Black Culture, Black Literature, Dialect Studies, English Education, Higher Education, Language Arts, Linguistics, Literature, Literature Appreciation, Regional Dialects, Student Reaction, Teacher Role, Teaching Methods, Writing (Composition), Writing Skills
National Council of Teachers of English, 1111 Kenyon Road, Urbana, Ill. (Stock No. 04257, $2.00 non-member, $1.80 member)
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Authoring Institution: National Council of Teachers of English, Champaign, IL.