Literary Learning

Teaching the English Major

by Sherry Lee Linkon

Published by: Indiana University Press

182 Pages, 6.00 x 9.00 x 0.00 in

  • Paperback
  • 9780253223562
  • Published: October 2011


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  • Hardcover
  • 9780253356994
  • Published: October 2011


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  • eBook
  • 9780253005595
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Literary Learning explores the nature of literary knowledge and offers guidance for effective teaching of literature at the college level. What do English majors need to learn? How can we help them develop the skills and knowledge they need? By identifying the habits of mind that literary scholars use in their own research and writing, Sherry Lee Linkon articulates the strategic knowledge that lies at the heart of the discipline, offering important insights and models for beginning and experienced teachers.