Prospect and Retrospect

Prospect and Retrospect

by Gordon Pradl
     
 

ISBN-10: 086709043X

ISBN-13: 9780867090437

Pub. Date: 11/30/1982

Publisher: Heinemann

The essays featured here were written over the last thirty years by one of England's leading teachers of teachers, and writers about language and learning.

Overview

The essays featured here were written over the last thirty years by one of England's leading teachers of teachers, and writers about language and learning.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780867090437
Publisher:
Heinemann
Publication date:
11/30/1982
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
5.85(w) x 8.86(h) x 0.45(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction

Literature and the Shaping of Experience

Reading and Writing Poetry

Words and the Imagination

Poetry and Our Pattern of Culture

Response to Literature

The Role of Fantasy

Spectator Role and the Beginnings of Writing

Language and Intention

The Speaker

Words and a World

Language and Representation

Writing to Learn and Learning to Write

Talking

Notes on a Working Hypothesis about Writing

A Reader's Expecations

Shaping at the Point of Utterance

Perspectives on the Profession

A Note on Teaching, Research and "Development"

Take It from-Where?

How We Got Here

Reflections on the Writing of the Bullock Report

Language in the British Primary School

English Teaching: Retrospect and Prospect

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