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The Humanities and the Summoning Reader


by Benjamin DeMott 1984

My thinking about the role of the humanities in secondary schools focuses on the teaching of literature, and can be summarized, in credo form in five main points.


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This article originally appeared as NSSE Yearbook Vol 83, No. 2.


Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 85 Number 6, 1984, p. 130-142
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 19190, Date Accessed: 10/20/2017 6:56:35 AM

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  • Benjamin DeMott
    Amherst University
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    BENJAMIN DEMOTT is a professor of English at Amherst University.
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