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Description - Using Literature in English Language Education by Dr Janice Bland

Covering Green's The Fault in Our Stars, Collins' The Hunger Games, Selznick's The Invention of Hugo Cabret, Rowling's Wizarding World, Staake's Bluebird and Winton's Lockie Leonard, contributors consider how literature can be used for teaching literary literacy, creative writing, intercultural learning, critical pedagogy and deep reading in school settings where English is the teaching medium. Leading scholars from around the world explore pedagogical principles for English Language Teaching (ELT) widening children's and teenagers' literacy competences as well as their horizons through insightful engagement with texts. From challenging picturebooks for primary and secondary students, to graphic novels, to story apps, film and drama, as well as speculative fiction on provocative topics, recent research on literature education in ELT settings combines with cognitive criticism in the field of children's, young adult and adult literature.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781350034242
ISBN-10: 135003424X
Format: Paperback / softback
(234mm x 156mm x mm)
Pages: 328
Imprint: Bloomsbury Academic
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 23-Aug-2018
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Dr Janice Bland

Janice Bland is Professor of English Education at Nord University, Norway. She is co-editor of the peer-reviewed, open-access journal, Children's Literature in English Language Education.

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