ERIC Number: EJ594681
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1998
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Opening Up the Text: Ten Books for Critical Study.
Tarr, C. Anita
Journal of Children's Literature, v24 n2 p76-82 Fall 1998
Presents 10 children's books that are particularly rich for analytical classroom discussions. Considers how studying literary theory is a way of becoming more aware of how people read and interpret what they read. Concludes that these books are good reading and good vehicles for introducing critical theories. (SC)
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Critical Theory, Discourse Analysis, Discussion (Teaching Technique), Elementary Education, Literary Criticism, Self Evaluation (Individuals)
Children's Literature Assembly of the National Council of Teachers of English, The Ohio State University, School of Teaching and Learning, 333 Arps Hall, 1945 North High Street, Columbus, OH 43210-1172.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reference Materials - Bibliographies
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