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Doing Literary Criticism: The Cultivation of Thinkers in the Classroom
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Doing Literary Criticism: The Cultivation of Thinkers in the Classroom

by Tim Gillespie
 

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ISBN-10: 1571108424

ISBN-13: 9781571108425

Pub. Date: 09/28/2010

Publisher: Stenhouse Publishers

One of the greatest challenges for English language arts teachers today is the call to engage students in more complex texts. We know how rewarding it can be to engage students in complex works of thought provoking literature but we know how demanding the job can be, too. Tim Gillespie, who has taught in public schools for almost four decades, has found the lenses

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One of the greatest challenges for English language arts teachers today is the call to engage students in more complex texts. We know how rewarding it can be to engage students in complex works of thought provoking literature but we know how demanding the job can be, too. Tim Gillespie, who has taught in public schools for almost four decades, has found the lenses of literacy criticism a powerful tool for helping studnets tackle challenging literacy texts. TIm breaks down the dense language of critical theory into clear, lively, and thorough explanations of many schools of critical thought&Mdash;reader response, biographical, historical, psychologival, archetypal, genre based, moral, philosophical, feminist, political, fromalist postmodern.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781571108425
Publisher:
Stenhouse Publishers
Publication date:
09/28/2010
Pages:
306
Sales rank:
850,154
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range:
12 - 17 Years

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