ERIC Number: ED181490
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: N/A
Literature, Literary Response, and the Teaching of Literature: Abstracts of Doctoral Dissertations Published in "Dissertation Abstracts International," July through December 1979 (Vol. 40 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 28 titles deal with a variety of topics, including the following: the ethics and aesthetics of literature study in the secondary school; the relationship between adolescents' levels of moral development and their responses to short stories; concepts of death presented in contemporary realistic children's literature; three approaches to teaching poetry to sixth grade students; developing an affective heuristic in literary response; teachers as characterized in contemporary juvenile fiction; computerized content analysis of literary response; children's book reviews from "Horn Book Magazine," 1975; black literature in community college English programs and some guiding principles for teaching black fiction to the "new student"; need fulfillment imagery in fantasy literature for children; teaching native American literature in the high school; teachers' versus students' perception of a children's book; sex-role stereotyping in selected American children's fiction from 1950 to 1974; the reading practices of participants in continuing education activities; personalized instruction and mastery learning; and responses to short stories as related to interest among community college students. (FL)
Descriptors: Adolescent Literature, Annotated Bibliographies, Childrens Literature, Content Analysis, Doctoral Dissertations, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, English Instruction, Higher Education, Literary Discrimination, Literature, Literature Programs, Poetry, Reading Interests, Teaching Methods
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Reference Materials - Bibliographies; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.