Learning to Enjoy Literature: How Teachers Can Model and Motivate (Hardcover)

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This book offers teachers productive approaches to treating textual interpretation not as an effort to reach a single right view or answer, but rather as a collaborative activity involving lively discussion of texts drawn from a variety of media.

About the Author


Thomas M. McCann is a professor of English at Northern Illinois University, where he contributes to the teacher licensure program. His books include Transforming Talk into Text, Raise Your Voices: Inquiry, Discussion, and Literacy Learning (Rowman & Littlefield), and Teaching on Solid Ground, with John V. Knapp. John V. Knapp is emeritus Professor of English at Northern Illinois University, and, continuing since 2007, has served as the editor of the literary journal, Style. Knapp is the author and/or editor of several other books, including Striking at the Joints: Contemporary Psychology and Literary Criticism; Learning from Scant Beginnings: English Professor Expertise; and Editor, Critical Insights: Family.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781475860214
ISBN-10: 1475860218
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Publication Date: July 1st, 2021
Pages: 170
Language: English