Learning, Literature and Remembrance in English Classrooms

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Abstract

This article reflects on the findings for English Literature of an AHRC-funded project, The First World War in the Classroom: Teaching and the Construction of Cultural Memory", and the role of English teaching in students' understanding of the war and its history. It questions particularly the oft-repeated assumption that English teachers are responsible for 'mis-teaching' the First World War by considering subject remit and the nature of war writing as literature rather than as historical documents.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4-24
JournalThe Use of English
Volume65
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2014

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