ERIC Number: ED161089
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," August and September 1978 (Vol. 39 Nos. 2 and 3).
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 16 titles deal with the following topics: adolescent reading preferences for type of theme and sex of protagonist; empirical studies in response to literature; bibliographic control of American literature from 1920 to 1975; the depiction of American Indians in recent children's literature; images of women in the leisure reading choices of young people; instruments for assessing children's reading interests; Philip Larkin's poetry; an English literature survey; training teacher assistants to use Black literature for children; storytelling; an interdisciplinary curriculum design; Appalachian literature; children's response to metaphor in poetry; primary pupils' book handling skills and storytelling abilities; the initial teaching alphabet; and children's responses to three styles of art used to illustrate fairy tales. (FL)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Annotated Bibliographies, Black Literature, Childrens Literature, Doctoral Dissertations, Drama, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Illustrations, Initial Teaching Alphabet, Interdisciplinary Approach, Literature, Literature Appreciation, Metaphors, Minority Groups, Poetry, Reading Instruction, Reading Interests, Recreational Reading, Story Telling, Teacher Education, Values
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.