ERIC Number: EJ603185
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: 0
D.W. Winnicott in the Literature Classroom.
Levy, Elaine; Campbell, Kathryn J.
Teaching English in the Two-Year College, v27 n3 p320-28 Mar 2000
Discusses how psychoanalyst D.W. Winnicott's framework of "potential space" can help teachers deal with students' emotional response to literature. Describes creating the right classroom environment and outlines teaching strategies to counteract either a too literal or a too emotional reading of a text, reducing anxiety and helping students consider multiple meanings and viewpoints. (SR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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