ERIC Number: ED250707
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," July through December 1984 (Vol. 45 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 24 titles deal with a variety of topics, including the follwing: (1) the effects of junior great books programs on students' thinking and reading skills, (2) adolescent novels and the ideology of femininity, (3) the effect of using thematic preorganizers on high school literature students' comprehension, (4) the relationship between children's cognitive levels of development and their responses to literature, (5) newspaper fiction published in the United States between 1890 and 1930, (6) furthering high school students' moral and ego growth through the study of English literature, (7) fifth grade students' response to picture books, (8) reading and visual imagination, (9) the rhetorical approach to teaching poetry, (10) myths and realities in contempory adolescent novels of sport, (11) growth in the size of the reading public for American novels between 1837 and 1857, and (12) assessing the authenticity of the African-American experience in children's fiction. (RBW)
Descriptors: Adolescent Literature, Advance Organizers, Annotated Bibliographies, Black Literature, Childrens Literature, Doctoral Dissertations, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, English Instruction, Fiction, Higher Education, Imagination, Literature Appreciation, Newspapers, Nineteenth Century Literature, Novels, Questioning Techniques, Reader Response, Reading Comprehension, Teaching Methods, Thematic Approach, Visual Learning
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.
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