Further study:Teaching unfamiliar texts

Noel-Tod, Jeremy (2005) Further study:Teaching unfamiliar texts. Cambridge Quarterly, 34 (3). pp. 281-283. ISSN 0008-199X

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Abstract

Drawing on the experience of teaching an introductory course in university-level practical criticism, an argument is made for the importance of an element of professional improvisation in the teaching of English Literature undergraduates, based on the discovery and demonstration in the classroom of an unfamiliar text's formal arrangement, rather than a schematically prepared reading or more specialist extratextual knowledge. Poems by Tom Raworth, John Ashbery and Ron Padgett are briefly cited.

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Faculty \ School: Faculty of Arts and Humanities > School of Art, Media and American Studies
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Date Deposited: 22 Nov 2013 15:26
Last Modified: 21 Apr 2020 22:14
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/44566
DOI: 10.1093/camqtly/bfi031

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