A state of the art critical review of research into literature in language education, of interest to teachers of English and modern foreign languages. Includes prompts and principles for those who wish to improve their own practice or to engage in projects or research in this area.
Geoff Hall is Professor and Head of the School of English, University of Nottingham Ningbo China. He is Editor of Language and Literature, and has taught, trained and supervised in literature, language and education across a wide range of different countries and contexts.
Introduction: Literature as Discourse PART I: LANGUAGE, LITERATURE AND EDUCATION 1. Literary Language and Ordinary Language 2. Reading Literature 3. Literature in Education PART II: EXPLORING RESEARCH IN LANGUAGE, LITERATURE AND EDUCATION 4. Researching Language in Literature 5. Readers Reading Literature 6. Educational Perspectives PART III: RESEARCHING LITERATURE IN LANGUAGE EDUCATION (LLE) 7. Research Methods for LLE 8. Carrying Out Your Own Research Project in Literature in Language Education 9. Guide to Resources for Research in LLE Glossary