ERIC Number: ED245275
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
Literature, Literary Response, and the Teaching of Literature: Abstracts of Doctoral Dissertations Published in "Dissertation Abstracts International," January through June 1984, (Vol. 44 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 31 titles deal with a variety of topics, including the following: (1) the reader pragmatics of fiction; (2) readers' choices versus critics' choices in children's literature; (3) nonverbal communication in selected works of Western literature; (4) the ideology of literacy in nineteenth-century American prose; (5) critical process and the reading of poems; (6) Bible values in secular literature; (7) male and female protagonists in selected adolescent novels published in 1982; (8) teaching short fiction; (9) procedures for revealing children's aesthetic responses to a select sampling of children's literature; (10) how directed and nondirected discussions affected tenth grade students' responses to short stories; (11) field orientation as a predictor of reader response to literature; (12) L. S. Vygotsky's theory of reader response; (13) bibliotherapy, the use of the decision tree model, and the teacher of English; (14) moral development and children's literature; and (15) teachers as characters in literature. (FL)
Descriptors: Adolescent Literature, Annotated Bibliographies, Biblical Literature, Bibliotherapy, Characterization, Childrens Literature, Content Analysis, Doctoral Dissertations, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, English Instruction, Fiction, Higher Education, Literature Appreciation, Nonfiction, Poetry, Reader Response, Reading Materials, Science Fiction, Theories
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.
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