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ERIC Number: EJ1120728
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0155-2147
Re-Reading Dartmouth: An American Perspective
Brass, Jory
English in Australia, v51 n3 p52-57 2016
The 1966 Anglo-American Seminar at Dartmouth certainly stands as a landmark event in the history of English teaching. For the purposes of this Special Issue, however, I want to unsettle some familiar interpretations of Dartmouth by reading with and against a range of American responses to the conference published in the late 1960s and 1970s. As an American now working in Australia, I hope that my perspectives on Dartmouth will both complicate English educators' views of the past and sensitise us to historical struggles from the (post)Dartmouth-era that have influenced present struggles over the teaching of English in several countries, including Australia
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Opinion Papers
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: United States; Australia
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