ERIC Number: EJ642769
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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"The Text Is Out There": History, Research and "The X Files."
English in Australia, n132 p5-16 Nov 2001
Sketches an alternative, or perhaps an addition, to critical analysis and personal response. Notes the approach is historical and intertextual. Demonstrates this method using the popular television series "The X-Files." Shows how a description of a text can be built up through various kinds of research. Argues that historical and intertextual studies are valid activities in their own right. (RS)
Descriptors: Commercial Television, English Instruction, Films, Literary Criticism, Popular Culture, Reader Text Relationship, Secondary Education
The Australian Association for the Teaching of English, PO Box 3203, Norwood, S.A. 5067, Australia. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
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Identifiers - Location: Australia