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The Power of the Word: Centrality of Diverse Literature in the American Canon

Advocates the wide use of multicultural literature by English/language arts teachers. Suggests that good historical fiction teaches history. Looks at the changing demographics of the United States, racism, and the role of the English teacher. Lists recent articles from this journal which contain suggestions for working with topics and themes outside the mainstream. (SR)

  • Author/Creator: Oliver, Eileen I.
  • Date Published: Spr
  • Journal/Secondary Title: ALAN Review
  • Number: 3
  • Volume: 24
  • Year: 1997

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