ERIC Number: ED259382
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: 0
Literature, Literary Response, and the Teaching of Literature: Abstracts of Doctoral Dissertations Published in "Dissertation Abstracts International," January through June 1985 (Vol. 45 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 21 titles deal with a variety of topics, including the following: (1) Victorian ideology and British children's literature from 1850 to 1914, (2) a comparison of passages from books for adults and for children, (3) the use and effect of puppetry and bibliotherapy in group counseling with children of divorced parents, (4) complaints filed in relation to three major literature series proposed for adoption in Texas in 1978, (5) ageism and gerontophobia in children's literature, (6) concepts of work and leisure in children's literature, (7) the literary theory of Louise Rosenblatt and its implications for teaching poetry in the primary grades, (8) changes in the attitudes of characters in novels written for adolescents by four black authors, (9) intermediate grade children's reading interests as reflected in basal reading textbooks, (10) schema development strategies of fifth and sixth grade students' comprehension of responses to and interest in historical fiction. (HOD)
Descriptors: Adolescent Literature, Aging (Individuals), Annotated Bibliographies, Bibliotherapy, Censorship, Characterization, Childrens Literature, Doctoral Dissertations, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Literary Criticism, Literature Appreciation, One Parent Family, Poetry, Reading Interests, Reading Strategies, Student Reaction, Textbook Selection
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.
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