TITLE

Embracing Theory: Literary theory at A Level, past and present

AUTHOR(S)
Bleiman, Barbara
PUB. DATE
October 2011
SOURCE
English Drama Media;Oct2011, Issue 21, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the requirements for teaching literary theory in the new A-level English literature curriculum enacted in 2008, and offers advice for successfully engaging students in theory. The author's suggestions including using simple texts for introductory lessons, maintaining a big-picture view of the place of literary theory, and choosing texts which match well with critical approaches are discussed along with an overview of the history of the teaching of literary theory.
ACCESSION #
67399389

 

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