To Read and to Live
- LÃMITES CONCEPTUALES DE LA COMPETENCIA LITERARIA. RIENDA, José // Signa;2014, Issue 23, p753
The concept of literary competence has been linked and subordinated to communicative competence. This paper defines the conceptual boundaries between the two notions and defends the values of the specificity of the teaching of literature.
- Teachers and students as novelists: Ethical positioning in literature discussions. Wortham, Stanton // Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy;Oct2001, Vol. 45 Issue 2, p126
Focuses on the adoption of political and ethical positions in literature discussion, in reference to the discussion of the book 'Julius Caesar' by William Shakespeare of an English class. Concept of voice; Role of classroom discourse in facilitating political and ethical positioning.
- Write Australia policy. Pierce, Peter // Bulletin with Newsweek;8/14/2007, Vol. 125 Issue 6582, p15
The article presents the author's views on Australian Literature. In his view, the Australian Literature is not getting its due importance and popularity as it should have received. He states that the number of academic courses in Australian literature have also sharply fallen and also the...
- A Grand Tradition of Struggle. West, Cornel // English Journal;Jul2000, Vol. 89 Issue 6, p39
Discusses the significant role of English teachers in the United States in reinvigorating the democratic traditions in the country. Information on the practice of white supremacy and its legacy; Views on overcoming racism and discrimination in education.
- Global Knowledges: Agency and Place in Literary Studies. Livingston, Robert Eric // PMLA: Publications of the Modern Language Association of America;Jan2001, Vol. 116 Issue 1, p145
Assesses the impact of globalization on literary studies through the transformation of the sense of place in which worldwide social relations are linked with distant localities. Loss of the sense of place through mechanisms brought about by the unresolved problems in modernity by globalization;...
- We need the values debate. Berry III, John N. // Library Journal;6/1/1998, Vol. 123 Issue 10, p6
Editorial. Presents the author's opinions on the essay `When Values Conflict,' by Anne Symons and Carla Stoffle from the May issue of `American Libraries.' His agreements and disagreements with the article.
- My family values. Stein, Benjamin J. // American Enterprise;May/Jun96, Vol. 7 Issue 3, p55
Describes the author's concept of family values in the United States. Investment in quality time; Current subjects he is no longer interested; Ensuring the son has good handwriting; Allowing him to learn risky sports without hurting himself; Description of the author's wife; Opportunity costs...
- Those were the days. Ignatieff, Michael // New Statesman & Society;4/9/93, Vol. 6 Issue 247, p35
Presents a 1983 article dealing with the endorsement of victorian values by the British judiciary. Victorian morality as a way of controlling pornography and drugs; Author's interpretation of Chief Justice, Lord Lane's address to the National Association of Prison Visitors to mean punishing the...
- To Read or Not To Read: Responses to the New NEA Study. // Academic Questions;Spring2008, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p195
The author reflects on the new study about reading which is compiled in the study "To Read or Not To Read: A Question of National Consequence," by the National Endowment for the Arts. An overview of the reading scenario of the Americans is presented. The study indicates that Americans have less...