ERIC Number: ED278044
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: 0
Fact, Fiction and History: The Role of Historian, Writer, Teacher and Reader.
Reed, Arthea, Ed.
The ALAN Review, v14 n2 Win 1987
Focusing on adolescent literature, this issue highlights the role of historian, writer, teacher, and reader in fact, fiction, and history. The following essays are included: "Doing the Literacy Tango" (J. L. Collier); "Biography and Books of James Lincoln Collier and Christopher Collier" (J. Bugniazet); "Fact, Fiction and History: The Role of Historian, Writer, Teacher and Reader" (C. Collier); Two articles in the section on "Fiction: The Past and Present Joined through Literature": (1) "Parallels between Fox's 'The Slave Dancer' and Melville's 'Moby Dick' and 'Billy Budd'" (M. L. Shattuck), and (2) "The Cocoon and the Time Capsule: Uses of the Past in Novels for Young Adults" (C. Hunt); two articles in the section on "History: Bringing It to Life through Adolescent Literature": (1) "'Beyond the Divide': A Springboard for Discussion of Current Concerns of Young Adults" (C. Hammer), and (2) "Historical Fiction Starts with the Student" (L. G. Gober and M. Angelotti); "To Tell the Truth or at Least a Little Nonfiction" (W. G. Ellis); "Bridging the Basics: The Young Adult Novel in a Back-to-Basics Society" (B. G. Samuels, et al.); "The Relationship between Character, Writer and Reader: An Interview with ALAN Award Winner Madeleine L'Engle" (J. Bugniazet); "Nonfiction: News from ALAN and Beyond"; "Still Trixie After All These Years" (E. A. Seay); "The Fervent Prayer of a Tennager's Parent" (R. Peck); "'Now that You Asked...'" (R. Cline and E. Poe); and "The Back Door" (C. Reed). (JD)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Assembly on Literature for Adolescents, Athens, GA.
Note: Theme Issue.