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ERIC Number: ED230983
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983
Pages: 13
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Literature, Literary Response, and the Teaching of Literature: Abstracts of Doctoral Dissertations Published in "Dissertation Abstracts International," January through June 1983 (Vol. 43 Nos. 7 through 12).
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 25 titles deal with a variety of topics, including the following: (1) the integrated short story collection as a genre; (2) lyric definition; (3) trope density in Newbery Award winning books and selected Children's Choices from 1975 to 1981; (4) a folklore dramatics-based approach to the teaching of literature; (5) the politics of storytelling; (6) the response of primary grade children to picture books; (7) how children's responses to historical fiction are reflected in their writing; (8) the effects of bibliotherapy on anomia and life satisfaction of the elderly; (9) divorce as portrayed in selected young adult fiction published in the United States between 1947 and 1977; (10) the use of stories to promote figurative language in children; (11) the school administrator as portrayed in the American novel; (12) the effect of the traditional folk fairy tale and "issue specific" imaginative literature on self-esteem, hostile attitudes, and the behavior of children; (13) the image of whites in fiction for children and young adults written by black writers from 1945 to 1975; and (14) values in four British novels commonly read in American secondary schools. (FL)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.
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