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Reading and Writing Elizabeth Jolley: /McCowan, Sandr/Paper/1863680950/S051-C1
Fremantle Arts Centre Press
This book introduces senior students of English to the writing of Elizabeth Jolley and to the study of texts in context through a varied range of approaches and learning strategies. Using contemporary critical theories and reading practices it is a book that can be used solely in relation to the writing of Elizabeth Jolley or as a general introduction to concepts central to the teaching of English and English Literature in the senior school.
A varied collection of material written by and about Elizabeth Jolley provides useful starting points for discussions of her work and of conceptual areas of senior school English. Suggested assessments for the exploration of key objectives and for the practice of modes of writing central to the senior school syllabus are provided for in each section of work.
This book includes close analysis and study of The Newspaper of Claremont Street (novel), the play adaptation of The Newspaper of Claremont Street by Alan Becher and David Britton and considerable reference to Elizabeth Jolley's short story collection Five Acre Virgin and various autobiographical narratives and essays.