Australian literature : culture, identity and English teaching

Patterson, Annette J. (2012) Australian literature : culture, identity and English teaching. Journal of the Association for the Study of Australian Literature, 12(1), pp. 1-17.

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The development of the Australian Curriculum has reignited a debate about the role of Australian literature in the contexts of curricula and classrooms. A review of the mechanisms for promoting Australian literature including literary prizes, databases, surveys and texts included for study in senior English classrooms in New South Wales and Victoria provides a background for considering the purpose of Australian texts and the role of literature teachers in shaping students’ engagement with literature.

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ID Code: 55220
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: No
Keywords: Australian literature, English Curriculum, Teaching literature
ISSN: 1447-8986
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
Past > Schools > School of Cultural & Language Studies in Education
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2012 Association for the Study of Australian Literature
Deposited On: 02 Dec 2012 23:05
Last Modified: 05 Dec 2012 05:20

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