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Anna Karlskov Skyggebjerg

Teaching of Literature through Textbooks

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This paper represents an interest in texbooks as an educational tool in the teaching of literature in lower secondary school in Denmark. Four influential and representative textbooks from different decades are analyzed with concepts from discourse analysis, positioning theory and theory about literature teaching. Some of the key questions are: Which discourses are connected to literature? Which types of literature and genres are included? How are the pupils positioned as readers and interpreters?
Original languageEnglish
Publication year8 Jul 2016
Number of pages17
Publication statusPublished - 8 Jul 2016
Event15th Biennial Meeting: International Society for the Empirical Study of Literature - Palmer House, Chicago, United States
Duration: 6 Jul 20169 Jul 2016


Conference15th Biennial Meeting
LocationPalmer House
CountryUnited States
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