Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Tuesday, September 22, 2020 12:30 am by M. in ,    No comments
A new Brontë-related scholar paper, just published
‘It Was a Pleasure to Read with Them’: Reflecting on Jane Eyre as a Class Reader
Mehrunissa Shah
Changing English. Studies in Culture and Education
Published Online: 1 September 2020

This essay is a reflection on my teaching of Jane Eyre to a small intervention class in a large London secondary school. It is a reflection on the nature of reading as set out historically in educational policy and within hierarchies of power in school, in juxtaposition with the lived experiences of reading in the classroom. It is an acknowledgement of the fleeting and, at times, imperceptible nature of reading with students in the classroom, and of what a deep engagement with a text might look like.

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