1. Developing Response to Literature 16-19 Introduction: Imagining Literature in the Classroom 1. Debating the Literature Curriculum 2. Defining the Literature Curriculum 3. Actualising the Literature Curriculum 2. Teaching Poetry Introduction: Poetry in the 16-19 Classroom 1. Teaching Poetry 2. Teaching Poems 3. Teaching the Novel Introduction: The Novel in the 16-19 Classroom 1. Teaching the Novel 2. Teaching Novels 4. Teaching Drama Introduction: Drama in the 16-19 Classroom 1. Teaching Drama 2. Teaching Plays 3. Teaching Shakespeare 5. Teaching Theory and Criticism Introduction: Exploring Context and Interpretation 1. Questions of Value 2. Questions of `Meaning' 3. Using Literary Criticism 6. Teaching Contexts Introduction: Crossing Forms, Crossing Time 1. Teaching Narrative 2. Teaching Modes 3. Teaching Periods and Movements 4. Bringing Text and Context Together 7. Teaching Writing Introduction: Reading and Writing, Creativity and Criticism 1. Thinking, Talking, Reading, Writing 2. Creative Responses to Texts 3. The Critical Essay Afterword References
Carol Atherton teaches at Bourne Grammar School, Lincolnshire, UK. Andrew Green is Senior Lecturer in Education at Brunel University, UK. Gary Snapper is editor of Teaching English and teaches at the Cheney School, Oxford, UK.