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Textual Power: Literary Theory and the Teaching of English

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Robert Scholes has written an enviable book on the uses and abuses of literary theory in the teaching of literature. One of [his] most forceful points...is that 'literary theory' is not something a teacher may either 'use' or not use, for teaching itself is an unavoidably theoretical activity.-Gerald Graff, Novel Scholes' emphasis in Textual Power is indicated by the ...more
Paperback, 180 pages
Published September 10th 1986 by Yale University Press (first published 1985)
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Scholes’s book is an exploration of power relations in the English classroom, and how this affects education. Includes useful commentary on the Ernest Hemingway work In Our Time.
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