ERIC Number: ED166724
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Literature, Literary Values, and the Teaching of Literature: Abstracts of Doctoral Dissertations Published in "Dissertation Abstracts International," October through December 1978 (Vol. 39 Nos. 1 through 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 17 titles deal with a variety of topics, including the following: a curriculum guide for studying selected women authors of Britain and the United States; story telling in ordinary discourse; the responses of seventh grade students to adolescent novels; teaching poetry in grades seven and eight; an American short story anthology based on structuralist principles; a multicultural women's studies curriculum in American literature; the relevance of using literature and literary studies in counseling situations; sixth grade students' responses about moral judgments in literature; Catholic student attitudes and literary preferences; knowledge of literary structures and reader response; the values that students and librarians associate with Newbery Medal Award books; educational practice that helps students experience poetry; the relationship between black writers and the Communist Party; improving race relations by introducing biographical literature into the elementary school curriculum; archetypes in adolescent novels; and the social values in four works by black writers. (RL)
Descriptors: Adolescent Literature, Annotated Bibliographies, Black Literature, Counseling, Doctoral Dissertations, Elementary Secondary Education, English Literature, Higher Education, Literary Criticism, Literature Appreciation, Literature Programs, Poetry, Research, Short Stories, Story Telling, Student Reaction, Teaching Methods, United States Literature, Values, Womens Studies
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.
Note: Not available in hard copy due to small type