A state of the art critical review of research into literature in language education of interest to teachers of English and of modern foreign languages. There are prompts and principles for those who wish to improve their own practice or to engage in projects or research in this area. The primary focus is on language of literature, reading of literature, literature as culture, and literature in education.
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Table of ContentsAcknowledgements Introduction: Literature as Discourse PART 1: LANGUAGE, LITERATURE AND EDUCATION Literary Language and Ordinary Language Literature in the Curriculum: Culture and Contexts Reading Literature PART 2: EXPLORING RESEARCH IN LANGUAGE, LITERATURE AND EDUCATION: KEY STUDIES Introduction Language in Literature Educational Perspectives Readers Reading Literature PART 3: RESEARCHING LITERATURE IN LANGUAGE EDUCATION (LLE) Introduction Researching LLE: Focus on Methodologies. Example Studies Carrying Out Your Own Research Project in LLE PART 4: RESOURCES Journals Websites Professional Organizations Other resources Glossary References Index