Whilst there is a large array of texts dealing with specific literary texts for educational purposes serving the schools and higher education market, there is very little research on the interaction between education and literature. This series addresses this important and currently underserved area of education and literature, and the different interactions between these disciplines.
Uniquely designed around three strands: literary education and the role of literature in education; philosophy of literature as a function of education; and authors whose writings have represented or impacted on education, the series will start important conversations between the fields of literature, education and philosophy. Each book will draw on at least one of the three strands in order to address the relationship between literature and education from both a pedagogical and philosophical viewpoint.
George Orwell and Education uses Orwell’s life and works to address current educational questions. His early life, political awakening and artistic development are key elements in the book’s presentation of Orwell himself as a learner, and as someone whose ideas continue to speak to contemporary…
Hardback – 2019-10-10
Literature and Education