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ERIC Number: EJ1160919
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011
Pages: 12
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1358-684X
Critically Enlightened Romantic Values and English Pedagogy: A Response to Peter Medway
Stevens, David
Changing English: Studies in Culture and Education, v18 n1 p45-56 2011
In this response to Peter Medway's paper, "English and Enlightenment' (Changing English 17:1, 2010), I take issue with little of what he so lucidly writes, except his implicit and occasionally explicit denunciation of Romanticism as the proper basis of English pedagogy. I am concerned in this paper to emphasise the positive aspects of Romanticism in giving a vivid flavour to experience--surely the foundation of any humane values--whilst simultaneously attempting to reposition Romanticism in the direction of Critical Pedagogy. In this venture, I draw especially on William Blake, the subject of a previous exploration in this journal (Stevens, "Changing English" 7:1, 2000), and Paulo Freire.
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom
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