ERIC Number: ED210695
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: N/A
Literature, Literary Response, and the Teaching of Literature: Abstracts of Doctoral Dissertations Published in "Dissertation Abstracts International," July through December 1981 (Vol. 42 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 35 titles deal with a variety of topics, including the following: (1) characterization of native Americans in children's and young adult's fiction written by native American and nonnative American authors; (2) fantasy fiction; (3) the feasibility of using folk literature to teach select critical reading skills to sixth grade students; (4) how ninth grade boys read short stories and science selections; (5) criticism of ten of the most frequently anthologized American short stories in state adopted textbooks used in Alabama secondary schools; (6) a literary criticism course designed for college seniors; (7) adolescent novels dealing with divorce, separation, and desertion; (8) sports and literature; (9) creativity training's effect on poetry writing; (10) developing moral awareness in high school literature classes; (11) black women writers of the Harlem Renaissance; (12) the process of responding to literature; (13) the effectiveness of bibliotherapy in conjunction with adolescent novels in altering student attitudes; (14) sex-stereotyping of females in primary school reading textbooks; and (15) the classification of selected parables on the basis of their literary characteristics. (HTH)
Descriptors: Adolescent Literature, Annotated Bibliographies, Bibliotherapy, Black Literature, Content Area Reading, Doctoral Dissertations, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Literary Criticism, Literature Appreciation, Poetry, Reading Attitudes, Sex Stereotypes
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.