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Reading Daniel Defoe in Twenty-First Century High School American Textbooks

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Applebee, Arthur. Literature Instruction in American Schools, Report 1.4. Albany, SUNY: Center for the Teaching and Learning of Literature, 1990. Print.

---. A Study of High School Literature Anthologies, Report 1.5. Albany: SUNY Center for the Teaching and Learning of Literature, 1991. Print.

---. The Teaching of Literature in Programs with Reputations for Excellence in English, Report 1.1. Albany: SUNY Center for the Teaching and Learning of Literature, 1989. Print.

Backscheider, Paula. Daniel Defoe: His Life. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1989. Print.

Beers, Kylene, and Lee Odell. Elements of Literature: Essentials of British and World Literature, Sixth Course. Annotated Teacher’s Edition. Austin: Holt, 2005. Print.

---. Carol Jago, Deborah Appleman, Leila Christenbury, Sara Kajder, and Linda Rief. Elements of Literature: Sixth Course. Teacher’s Edition. Austin: Holt, 2009. Print.

Bloom, Benjamin, ed. Taxonomy of Educational Objectives, Handbook 1: Cognitive Domain. New York: Longman, 1984. Print.

Defoe, Daniel. Essays Upon Several Projects. London, 1702. Print.

---. A Journal of the Plague Year. Ed. Cynthia Wall. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 2003. Print.

Dillon, Dallas E. "Anthologies in the College Curriculum: A Pro and Con Debate." Papers Presented at the English Council of California Two Year Colleges Statewide Conference. San Francisco, CA, October 16-18, 1997. Web. 1 June 2011.

Down, A. Graham. Preface to A Conspiracy of Good Intentions: America’s Textbook Fiasco, by Harriet Tyson-Bernstein. Washington DC: The Council for Basic Education, 1988. iii– viii. Print.

Ettin, Andrew V. “Teaching the Text(ual).” College English 41.6 (1980): 644–52. Print.

Kinsella, Kate, Sharon Vaughn, Kevin Feldman, and Don Deshler. Prentice Hall Literature: The British Tradition. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson / Prentice Hall, 2007. Print.

Marcus, Leah S. "Confessions of a Reformed Uneditor (III)." PMLA 115.5 (2000): 1072-77. Print.

Novak, Maximillian E. Daniel Defoe: Master of Fictions, His Life and Ideas. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001. Print.

Pauley, Benjamin. "On Teaching Another Defoe." Digital Defoe: Studies in Defoe & His Contemporaries 1.1 (2009): 105–17. Web. 1 June 2011.

Reed, Shannon L. and Kirilka Stavreva. "Layering Knowledge: Information Literacy as Critical Thinking in the Literature Classroom." Pedagogy: Critical Approaches to Teaching Literature, Language, Composition, and Culture 6.3 (2006): 435–52. Print.

Richetti, John. The Life of Daniel Defoe. Malden, MA: Blackwell, 2005. Print.

Sleeter, Caroline E. and Carl A. Grant. "Race, Class, Gender, and Disability in Current Textbooks." The Politics of the Textbook. New York: Routledge, 1991. 78–110. Print.

Sosniak, Lauren A. and Carol Perlman. "Secondary Education by the Book." Journal of Curriculum Studies 22.5 (1990): 427–42. Print.

Wilhelm, Jeffrey D., Douglas Fisher, Beverly Ann Chin, and Jacqueline Jones Royster. Glencoe Literature: The Reader’s Choice, British Literature. Teacher Wraparound Edition. New York: McGraw Hill / Glencoe, 2007. Print.

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