ERIC Number: ED238013
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: N/A
Literature, Literary Response, and the Teaching of Literature: Abstracts of Doctoral Dissertations Published in "Dissertation Abstracts International," July through December 1983 (Vol. 44 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 29 titles deal with a variety of topics, including the following: (1) science fiction in elementary school science education; (2) the portrayal of black characters in children's literature; (3) UFOs and their correlates as a folkloric theme; (4) American autobiography; (5) children's picture story book reviews; (6) Chicano adolescent literature; (7) interpersonal cognitive complexity as related to the character perceptions, literary response preferences, story comprehension, and literary attitudes of adolescent readers; (8) young children's verbal responses to literature in parent-child story time interactions; (9) hyperbole in children's literary development; (10) the role of the teacher as depicted in American and Japanese literature for children and younger adolescents; (11) cultural parameters in stories containing characters with Hispanic names in Texas elementary school readers; (12) children's developing use and understanding of literary conventions in their story reading and writing; (13) characterization of the Anglo-American male in realistic and adolescent fiction; and (14) the child as depicted in English children's literature from 1780 to 1820. (HOD)
Descriptors: Adolescent Literature, Annotated Bibliographies, Autobiographies, Bibliotherapy, Black Literature, Characterization, Childrens Literature, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Differences, Doctoral Dissertations, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Literary Criticism, Literary Devices, Literary History, Literature Appreciation, Minority Groups, Questioning Techniques, Science Fiction, Stereotypes, Teaching Methods, Values Education
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.