ERIC Number: ED154423
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," March through December 1977 (Vol. 37 No. 9 through Vol. 38 No. 6).
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 27 titles deal with a variety of topics, including the following: models for college courses dealing with films and literature and with women in literature; the effects of selected variables on children's and adults' responses to literature; the portrayal of the aging, the American Indian, city life, black people, and women in children's fiction; methods for teaching inner city eighth graders about literature and for teaching college students about Renaissance poetry and paradox in literature; the inclusion of the study of myths and fairy tales in school curricula; introductory literature courses in selected black colleges; the development of a senior high school literature program based on the study of cultural pluralism; religious child-oriented literature in colonial New England; children's recreational reading book choices; research in literary response and teaching; an instrument for the analysis of literature teaching in the secondary school; and a comparison of values found in children's books with those held by adults. (GW)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Childrens Literature, Disadvantaged Youth, Doctoral Dissertations, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, English Curriculum, English Instruction, Ethnic Studies, Females, Fiction, Film Study, Higher Education, Literature Appreciation, Literature Programs, Minority Groups, Responses, Teaching Methods, United States History, Values
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.