The legacy of Ian Hunter's work on literature education and the history of reading practices : some preliminary remarks
Patterson, Annette J. (2014) The legacy of Ian Hunter's work on literature education and the history of reading practices : some preliminary remarks. History of European Ideas, 40(1), pp. 89-95.
Ian Hunter's early work on the history of literature education and the emergence of English as school subject issued a bold challenge to traditional accounts that have in the main focused on English either as knowledge of a particular field or as ideology. The alternative proposal put forward by Hunter and supported by detailed historical analysis is that English exists as a series of historically contingent techniques and practices for shaping the self-managing capacities of children. The challenge for the field is to advance this historical work and to examine possible implications for English teaching.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Additional Information:||Special Issue: The Humanities in Australia: Reflections on the Work of Ian Hunter|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > CURRICULUM AND PEDAGOGY (130200) > English and Literacy Curriculum and Pedagogy (excl. LOTE ESL and TESOL) (130204)|
|Divisions:||Current > Research Centres > Office of Education Research
Current > Schools > School of Cultural & Professional Learning
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2014 Taylor & Francis|
|Deposited On:||05 May 2013 23:12|
|Last Modified:||30 Mar 2014 22:28|
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