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.
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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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||Australian literature, English Curriculum, Teaching literature|
|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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