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INDEX

AATE see Australian Association for the Teaching of English

ABC Schools Broadcasts 2023

access to education 176, 192

Achebe, Chinua. A Man of the People 164, 170 Things Fall Apart 56, 172

Addison, Joseph 86

aesthetic, in national curriculum 344

aesthetic practice xvi, 346, 351, 3523, 354

aesthetic value, of canonical texts 268, 335, 3456

aesthetics, of English 200, 206

Albee, Edward. Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? 143

Alcott, Louisa May 86

ALIAS 4, 1935, 2278

database 212, 61, 71, 80, 159, 177, 228, 263, 264, 282, 317

alternative programs 1801

Althusser, Louis 174

American cultural influence 24, 28, 42

American writers 25, 27, 206

Analysis of Literature in Australian Schools see ALIAS

Anderson, Jessica. Tirra Lirra by the River 63, 143, 152, 182

Andrich Report 31

Arnold, Matthew 26, 86, 99

and literary theory 52, 53, 84, 227, 270, 2945, 302, 333

see also Cultural Heritage model

assessment, alternative approaches 181

assessment tasks, increasing range of 734

Astley, Thea 153

A Descant for Gossips 249

ATAR 19

Attenborough, David. Zoo Quest in Paraguay 54

Attridge, Derek 352

Atwood, Margaret 181

The Handmaid’s Tale 32, 33, 344

Auden, W.H. 210

Austen, Jane 26, 30, 31, 33, 86, 125, 143, 160, 247, 297

Emma 25, 32, 115, 127, 307

Northanger Abbey 127

Persuasion 26

Pride and Prejudice 25, 27, 31, 99, 127, 143, 272

Australia, depiction by Dickens 245

Australia Council 163

Literature Board 63

Australian Association for the Teaching of English 47, 73, 150

Australian Bicentenary 163, 166, 274, 3312

see also Bicentennial Australian Studies Schools Project

Australian cultural preoccupations 1623, 166

Australian film 1667

Australian Film Commission 163

Australian Idiom 251

Australian literary canon 163, 330

see also national canon

Australian literary journals 49, 2056

see also names of journals, e.g. Meanjin

Australian literature, in school curriculum 78, 4950, 727, 86, 89, 117, 1523, 1623, 165, 168, 183, 2036, 274, 296

research 624

in universities 49, 2036

Australian Short Stories 26, 205, 216, 305, 306

Australian Tertiary Admissions Rank see ATAR

Australian writers 25, 267, 31, 32, 319

Australia’s Language, 1991 175

Bacon, Francis 86

The Advancement of Learning 299

Badiou, Alain 3423, 350

Ballard, J.G. Empire of the Sun 168, 172

Bantock, G.H. xv

Barnard Eldershaw, M. A House is Built 2478

Barnes, H. Essays Old and New

Barnes, John 203, 206

Barthes, Roland 3

Bate, Jonathan 228

Baynton, Barbara 181

Beazley Report 30

Beckett, Samuel 216, 297

All That Fall 304

Happy Days 304

Waiting for Godot 115, 295, 304, 307

Bennett, Bruce 201, 216

Bernstein, Basil 612, 76

Biaggini, E.G. 209 fn8

Bicentennial Australian Studies Schools

Project 73, 332

biographies, decline in popularity 34

South Australia, 1945 23

Blackburn Report, 1985 53, 69, 176

Blainey, Geoffrey. The Tyranny of Distance 50, 171, 172

Blake, William 100

Bloom, Harold 2256, 228, 229 Board of Secondary School Studies (NSW) 101, 113

Board of Senior School Studies (NSW) 113

Board of Studies (NSW) 119

Board, Peter 83, 85

Boldrewood, Rolf. Robbery under Arms 25, 49, 204 fn5

Bolt, Robert. A Man for All Seasons 171, 182, 306

Bonwick, James. A Tasmanian Lily 23940

Boomer, Garth 657

Boswell, James 100

Bouras, Gillian. A Foreign Wife 168, 171

Boyd, Arthur 288

Boyd, Martin. Outbreak of Love 180

Bradley, David 200, 2145, 217

Bradley, Jeana see Tweedie, Jeana

Brautigan, Richard 181

Breaker Morant (film) 1589, 1678, 169, 171

Brecht, Bertolt. Caucasian Chalk Circle 33

Brennan, Christopher 296, 298

Brereton, John Le Gay 2978

Briggs, Raymond. When the Wind Blows 182, 186, 189

British literary canon 348

dominance 86, 91, 101, 107, 114, 129, 153, 160, 199, 250

Britton, James 48, 179

Brontë, Charlotte 25, 31, 33, 247, 340, 341

Jane Eyre 27, 127, 238, 250

Brontë, Emily 60

Wuthering Heights 25, 31, 32, 115, 127, 238, 272, 273, 305, 33942, 3534, 356

Brooks, Cleanth 285, 287

Browne, Sir Thomas. Religio Medici 299

Browning, Robert 100, 125

Bullock Report, 1977 50

Bunyan, John 100

Burke, Edmund 86

Burrows, Len 198, 200, 202, 2145, 217

Butterfield, Herbert xv

Byron, Lord 86, 100, 125

Cairncross, A.S. Eight Essayists 306

Cambridge English 111, 113, 115, 123, 199, 214, 217, 286, 296

Camus, Albert, The Outsider 170, 182

canon formation 5, 8, 11, 101, 228, 268, 269, 320, 325, 3301, 337

canon wars 53

canonical literature see literary canon

canonicity 38, 330

Careful He Might Hear You (film) 53

Carlyle, Thomas 86

Carter, Don, and curriculum policy 82

Cary, Joyce 297

The Horse’s Mouth 307

Cataldi, Lee 118

Catholic schooling 2746

CATs see common assessment tasks

Centre for Studies in Literary Education (Deakin University) 63

The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith (film) 167

Charitable Malice 2145

Chaucer, Geoffrey 30, 32, 33, 86, 115, 125, 127, 211

The Nun’s Priest’s Tale 32

The Pardoner’s Tale 127, 307

The Parlement of Foules 2989

Prologue to The Canterbury Tales 23, 26, 27, 32, 34

Chekhov, Anton 33, 215, 216

child-centred education see student-centred pedagogy

Churchill, Caryl. Top Girls 32

circumtextual framing 61, 756

citizenship, perceptions of 2445

Clark, Brian.Whose Life is it Anyway? 171

Clark, Reverend Charles 241

Clarke, Marcus. For the Term of His Natural Life 50, 238

class sets, reliance on 10, 64

Classic Australian Short Stories 170

classroom discussion 1512

classroom practice 1378, 154, 1869

close reading 139, 141, 143, 144, 146, 154, 2067, 227, 285, 286, 297 287, 296, 334

see also textual intimacy

Cold War 25, 164, 341

Coleman, Peter. Australian Civilisation 251

Coleridge, Samuel Taylor 25, 86, 100, 125, 143

common assessment tasks 73, 190

communication, arts of 41

communism, fear of 24

compulsory subject, English as 45, 69, 79, 120, 175, 268

conditions of assent 229, 230, 231

conditions of dissent 22930

Congreve, William. The Way of the World 299

Conrad, Joseph 23, 25, 31, 33, 100, 160, 247, 295, 297

Heart of Darkness 31, 32, 33, 273, 303, 344

Lord Jim 303

The Nigger of the Narcissus 306

Youth 303

conservatism, of curriculum 133

consumerism 28

context, and study of literature xvi, 351

Cook, Kenneth. Wake in Fright 180

Cormier, Robert. After the First Death 172

Corwin, Norman 27

Courses of Study for High Schools (NSW), 1911 83

1945 912

Court, Franklin 6

Cowan, Peter 2156, 217

Short Story Landscape 206, 216

Cox Report, 1989 348

creativity, Wright’s theory of 3123

critical literacy, and English syllabuses 3940, 52, 333, 334, 335, 341

critical self-consciousness 44

critical thinking 53, 355

capacity for 41, 42

CSLE see Centre for Studies in Literary Education

cultural analysis, emergence in UK 46

cultural capital, of texts 250, 251, 255, 257, 334, 337

cultural critique 44, 286

cultural diversity 175, 176, 179, 183, 184

cultural heritage, and critical thinking 355

Cultural Heritage model 45, 50, 85, 91, 97, 101, 107, 115, 117, 124, 128, 2478, 254, 270, 333, 344, 347, 348, 355

cultural materialism 11, 286

cultural nationalism 30, 292, 332

cultural pessimism 291

cultural studies xvxvi, 501

foreshadowed by school English 54

impact on curriculum 39, 55, 56, 160, 166, 249, 270, 285, 293, 333

impact on university English 54, 55, 56, 160, 166

cultural value, of canonical texts 268, 3456

culture, changing definition of 347, 352

Curie, Eve. Madame Curie 23

curriculum, development in Australia 246

history 4

redesign, teacher involvement 188 in Victoria 6874, 17493

reform 68, 180

renewal, New South Wales 81

curriculum boards 42, 317, 318, 320, 321, 3234

Curriculum Policies Project (University of Melbourne) 689

Cusack, Dymphna. Caddie 163

Dark, Eleanor. The Timeless Land 26, 27, 49, 71, 205

Daviot, Gordon 23, 334

Davis, Jack 118

No Sugar 32, 33, 172, 344

Dawe, Bruce 31, 118, 181

Condolences of the Season 180

Day Lewis, Cecil 210

Deleuze, Gilles 52

Delves, Tony 1778

Derrida, Jacques 52, 350, 355

Desai, Anita. The Village by the Sea 168, 172

Dettman Report 30

Dews, Peter 2323

Dickens, Charles 23, 25, 26, 30, 31, 33, 86, 100, 125

in English syllabuses 23857

as moral teacher 23940

public readings 239, 2402

A Christmas Carol 240, 241

David Copperfield 23, 252

Great Expectations 31, 32, 23857, 273

Hard Times 251

difficult texts, teaching 2658, 2801

disciplinary crisis 52

dissociated sensibility 2878, 300

distant reading 159, 1601

diversity, of text lists 192

see also gender diversity; set texts, broadening range of

Dixon, John 178, 179, 348

Dobson, Rosemary 118, 129

Doctorow, E.L. 181

Donne, John 115, 125, 127, 143, 297, 299, 300, 307

Donnelly, Kevin. “In Praise of Literature” 190

Dos Passos, John 215

Drake-Brockman, Henrietta 205, 216

drama, promotion of 199202

see also plays; radio plays; screen plays

dystopian narratives 1634, 165

Eagleson, R.D. 47

Eagleton, Terry xvi, 53, 166, 333

Literary Theory 52, 294, 343

Myths of Power 340

economic change, 1980s–1990s 118, 1656, 180

economic prosperity, 1950s–1960s 24, 28

Edge of Darknesss (film) 53

Education Act (NSW) 1961 41, 109

Education and the Ideal 123

Education Department of Victoria 179

educational theory, history xv

educative system change, 1980s–1990s 160, 1656

Edwards, Allan 196209, 2101, 212, 214, 217

Eldershaw, Flora see Barnard Eldershaw, M.

Eliot, George 23, 25, 31, 33, 86, 100, 125

Felix Holt 299

The Mill on the Floss 99

Silas Marner 99

Eliot, T.S. 115, 127, 197, 210, 215, 216, 286, 2878, 296, 297, 300, 301, 307, 344

Murder in the Cathedral 26, 115, 210, 295, 303, 307

Selected Poems 303

Elisha, Ron. In Duty Bound 172

elocution lessons and performances 242

Emerson, Ralph Waldo 86

Empson, William 286, 296

English, as a school subject 311, 1920, 15960, 268, 293

conservatism of 133

and literary studies 3856

and modernism 288, 295

New South Wales 789, 829, 914, 10911, 11624, 1389

see also Year 12 English courses

English, as progressive subject 164, 169, 192

division into two subjects 2830, 42, 456, 159

history of 52, 343

English (VCE subject) 6970, 17493

English curricula, Australia, 2005 inquiry 389

English curriculum, Australia 34

English Examiners’ Report for WA, 1950 32

English Expression (school subject) 45

English in Australia (journal) 177, 179

English Study Design (Victoria) 1867, 189, 192

press response to 18990

significance of 193

English syllabuses, South Australia 2503

Victoria 2535

Western Australia 196217, 24650

English teachers, and curriculum design 125, 133

motivation 153

associations 47

see also Australian Association for the Teaching of English; English Teachers’ Association (NSW); English Teachers’ Group; Victorian Association for the Teaching of English

English Teachers’ Association (NSW) 138, 13940, 141, 144, 1467, 150

English Teachers’ Group (NSW) 967

English textbooks 93

English Verse: Old and New 23

Ern Malley hoax 292

essays, 1945 23

decline in popularity 32, 34

Essays of Today 99

ETG see English Teachers’ Group

ethical function, of literature 101, 38, 335, 342, 351

Euripides 33

The Bacchae 32, 182

Medea 33

Evans, Edward R.G.R. South with Scott 23

Ewers, John K. 204, 205

exam-based assessment 190, 244, 245

examination answers, analysis 634

examination boards 42

examination format 99

examination papers, and interstate difference 424

examination questions 2489, 250, 252, 253, 254, 298302, 323, 3356, 3467

analysis of 27680

examinations, restructure 1312, 249

strictures of 89, 91, 99, 101, 108, 1156, 130, 132, 150, 151, 180

examiners’ reports, New South Wales 89, 91, 96

Western Australia 31, 32, 33

Facey, A.B. A Fortunate Life 166, 171

Farmer, Beverley. Home Time 64

Faulkner, William 295

As I Lay Dying 249, 303

Fellowship of Australian Writers in Western Australia 205, 206

Fielding, Henry. Joseph Andrews 115, 307

film study 53, 165, 1678

Fish, Stanley 5, 154

Fitzgerald, F. Scott 181

Five Radio Plays 27, 49, 202, 204 fn5, 209

Flaubert, Gustav 44

Foucault, Michel 52

Fowles, John. The Collector 31

Franklin, Miles 181, 333

All That Swagger 99

My Brilliant Career 238

Friel, Brian. Freedom of the City 184

Frost, Robert 26, 206

Furphy, Joseph 296

Such is Life 292

Futurism 291

Gardiner, Harold. Nine Twentieth-Century

Essayists 306

Gardner, Helen. The Metaphysical Poets 32

Gaskell, Elizabeth 86

gender, of authors 23, 25, 27

gender diversity, of text lists 183

genocide, Australian 168, fn4

The Getting of Wisdom (film) 167, 171

Gibbon, Edward 86

Gilbert, Pam 68

Goldberg, Sam 113, 295, 297, 307

The Golden Book of Modern Poetry 23

Golding, William 334, 248

Lord of the Flies 115, 248

Goldsmith, Oliver 25

Goldsworthy, Peter 18

Maestro 148

Gow, Michael. Away 148

The Grapes of Wrath (film) 165

graphic novels 1867

Gray, Robert 118

Green, Bill 68

Greenblatt, Stephen 231, 235

Greene, Graham. The Power and the Glory 164, 170, 307

Grenville, Kate 333

The Secret River 168 fn4

Grierson, Herbert 300

Growth model of English 479, 50, 647, 98, 118, 179, 252, 254, 270, 333, 349

Guillory, John 5, 38, 192

Canon, Syllabus, List 55

Cultural Capital 3301, 337

Hardy, Thomas 23, 25, 26, 31, 33, 215, 216, 248, 297

in English syllabuses 2723

poetry 272

Far from the Madding Crowd 272

Jude the Obscure 272

The Mayor of Casterbridge 31, 248, 249, 272

The Return of the Native 272, 273

Tess of the d’Urbervilles 31, 32, 115, 127, 26182, 307

The Trumpet-Major 272, 273

Under the Greenwood Tree 250, 272

The Woodlanders 272

Harwood, Gwen 344

Selected Poems 32, 33, 153, 274

Hay, John 216

Heaney, Seamus 33, 344

Heller, Joseph. Catch-22 164, 170

Hemingway, Ernest 34, 181, 215, 216

heritage industry 3478

Hewett, Dorothy 118, 200, 206, 210, 216, 313

Hibberd, Jack 181

Higher School Certificate (NSW) 107, 109, 11626

Higher School Certificate (Victoria) 178, 17982

Hill, Thomas Padmore 242

historical perspective, value of xv

Hoggart, Richard 52, 166, 334

The Uses of Literacy 42

Hoggins, Charles Davenport 241

Holbrook, David 270

Holme, E.R. 2978

Holmes, Oliver Wendell 86

Holt, Ronald. The Strength of Tradition 171

Homer 26, 27

Hope, A.D. 7, 47, 206

Hopkins, Gerald Manley 100, 115, 125, 297, 307

Horne, Donald. The Lucky Country 114

Howard, John, criticism of syllabuses 123

HSC see Higher School Certificate

Hughes, Ted. Birthday Letters 128

Hungerford, Tom. Stories from the Suburban Road 171, 172

Hunter, Ian 2878, 334

Huxley, Aldous. Brave New World 164, 170, 171, 172

Ibsen, Henrik 33, 344

A Doll’s House 56, 274

An Enemy of the People 26

ideology of texts 1923

see also literary ideologies

ideology politics 101

Idiom (journal) 177, 179, 184, 185, 190

Idriess, Ion. Flynn of the Inland 23, 49, 204fn5

immigrant stories 168

inclusivity xv, 344

Indigenous rights 30

Indigenous writers 168

Ingarden, Roman 229 fn7, 230, 2334

Institute of Education, University of London 48

Intermediate Certificate (NSW) 88

International Forum: Contemporary Essays 171

interpretation, as interactive process 351

intertextuality 51

iterability 10

James, Clive. Unreliable Memoirs 171

Jhabvala, Ruth Prawer. A Backward Place 184

Johnson, Colin. Wild Cat Falling 168, 169, 172

Johnston, George 163

My Brother Jack 162, 167, 168, 170, 172

Johnston, Jennifer. How Many Miles to Babylon? 184

Jones, Barry. Sleepers Wake 171

Jonson, Ben 100

The Alchemist 299

Joyce, James 296

The Dubliners 304

Portrait of the Artist 295, 304

Keats, John 25, 100

Kellaway, Frank 322

Keneally, Thomas. The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith 140, 163, 170, 171

Kenna, Peter. A Hard God 172

Kermode, Frank 310, 3112, 313

Kesey, Ken. One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest 171, 172

The Killing Fields (film) 53, 168, 172

King, Alec 197, 198, 202, 203, 2045, 20915, 217

Writing 213

and Martin Ketley. The Control of Language 212

King, Catherine 202, 209

Kingsley, Charles 86

Kipling, Rudyard 23, 86

Knowles, John. A Separate Peace 170

Koch, Christopher, criticism of education 123

Kramer, Leonie 7, 47

Kristeva, Julia 51

Lamb, Charles 86

Lampedusa, Giuseppe di 33

The Leopard 170, 184

A Language for Life 50

Language-study requirements, NSW 92, 94

lantern-slide shows 240

Lawler, Ray 33

Summer of the Seventeenth Doll 31, 50, 64, 140142

Lawrence, D.H. 30, 31, 296, 297

Kangaroo 295, 304

Selected Poems 304

Sons and Lovers 115, 182, 295, 304, 307

Lawson, Henry 100, 127, 128, 143, 181, 296, 298

The Bush Undertaker and Other Stories 184

The Penguin Henry Lawson Short Stories 274

While the Billy Boils 252

Le Guin, Ursula. The Dispossessed 252

The Left Hand of Darkness 252

Leaving Certificate (NSW) 41, 88, 91, 101, 107

Leavis, F.R. 42, 44, 52, 55, 1978, 203, 208, 209 fn8, 2267, 270, 287, 302

Leavisism 207, 2089, 217, 286, 287, 2934, 296, 297, 333

Leavisite ascendancy 10, 44, 111, 113

Leavisite critical method 128

Leavisite understandings 545

left-wing origins, of Australian literature 163

Lessing, Doris. Five 181

Levertov, Denise 1467

Lewis, C.S. 212

Life is Beautiful (film) 127

Lindsay, Norman 291

literary canon 6, 27, 31, 55, 244, 245, 268, 274

definition 5

see also Australian literary canon; British literary canon; canon formation; national

canon

literary conscience 342

literary criticism, self-aware approaches 44

literary ideologies 269

literary language 286, 350, 351

literary regime, Frow on 2fn1

literary sociability 1512, 192

literary studies 4, 6, 288, 294

curriculum 6276

and ideological shifts 46, 2945

interstate differences 424

shifts in purpose 75

Literary Studies, and English as a school subject 3856, 294, 343

literary study, as cultural analysis 347

literary value 311, 329

literary work, constitutive elements 2334

literature, as art 3534

in Australian schools 34, 56

as civilising force 52, 78, 79, 845, 91, 97, 1078, 132, 26970, 342, 351

as cultural heritage 34752

democratising powers of 97

emergence of 342

ethical function 101, 38, 335, 342, 351

moral values of 206, 26970, 342

nature of 8, 3501

in the NSW curriculum 845, 93, 13755

self-aware approaches 44

social function xvi, 310, 3456, 354

student responses to 1412, 1478, 14950, 154, 180, 183, 2801, 345

see also reader-response pedagogy

Literature (school subject) 45, 160, 268

Western Australia 247, 3447

Literature (VCE subject) 6970, 712

Literature (WACE subject) 3447

literature-as-event 352

literature teaching, ideological shifts 26971

research into 185, 2635, 282

Liverani, Mary Rose. The Winter Sparrows 170

London Institute of Education 209, 210 fn9

London School 48

Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth 86

Lowell, James Russell 86

Lyotard, Jean-Francois 52

MacCallum, Mungo 297

Mack, Amy. A Bush Calendar 86

Mackaness, George and Joan. The Wide Brown Land 25, 49, 204 fn5

Mackellar, Dorothea 7

Mainly Modern 170

Malamud, Bernard. The Fixer 172

Malouf, David 33, 118, 333

Antipodes 64

An Imaginary Life 1278

Remembering Babylon 33

Manuel, Jacqueline, and curriculum policy 82

Mares, Peggy 645, 678

Marlowe, Christopher 100

Marquez, Gabriel Garcia 53

Martin, Nancy 48

Marx, Karl. The Communist Manifesto 54

Mason, Bobbie Ann 183

In Country 184

Masters, Olga 183

Amy’s Children 184

matriculation rates, 1957 41

McAuley, James 7, 47

McGaw reforms, 1999 81

McGaw Report, 1984 31

McGaw Review, 1996 119

McRae, D. 1801

Meanjin 204

media studies, impact on curriculum 39

Melbourne Declaration on Educational Goals for Young Australians, 2008 174

Melbourne Declaration, 1991 53

Melbourne State College 181

Melville, Herman. Moby Dick 25

Merson, Alick. The English Essay 305, 306

Modern Short Stories 305, 306

Still Lighter Essays 27

metaphysical canon 296

Metaphysical poets 160

migration, postwar 24, 178

Miller, Arthur 31, 215, 216

The Crucible 31, 114, 164, 170, 172, 272, 274, 307

Death of a Salesman 114, 171, 172, 206

A View form the Bridge 10

Milton, John 30, 86, 100, 115

Paradise Lost 307

Misson, Ray 185, 193

modernisation, in Australia 292, 295

of secondary education 41

modernism, in British schools 296 fn2

definition 289

origins 28993

and subject English 44, 285307

modernist criticism, and subject English 285307

modernist poetry 287, 288

modernity 290

Moodie Heddle, E. The Boomerang Book of Australian Poetry 306

moral values of literature 206, 26970, 342

Moretti, Franco 159, 164

Morgan, Sally. My Place 168, 172

Morrison, Toni 53

multiculturalism 30, 33

Murdoch, Walter 198, 199, 201, 202, 205, 209, 216

Narayan, Rasipuram 33

nation-building 292

and subject English 101, 2445, 249, 251, 255

national canon 7, 274, 296

see also Australian literary canon

national curriculum 22, 345

national identity, and Cloudstreet 3356, 337

nationalism, and Australian literature 163, 164, 166, 3312

neo-liberal policy 175

New Criticism 207, 2857, 288, 294, 296, 300, 341

New Education Fellowship approach 199

New English see Growth model of English

Newbolt Report, 1921 845, 97, 109

Nietzschean thought 291, 342

Nolan, Sidney 288

non-British writers, 1945 23

non-print media 184

see also film study

non-white authors 53

novels 223, 25, 26,32

and nationhood 164

Nowra, Louis 118

Oates, Joyce Carol xvi

Olive, Sarah, on Shakespeare 2267

Ondaatje, Michael. In the Skin of a Lion 127

One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (film) 165

Orwell, George 181

1984 158, 164, 170, 171

Osborne, John. Look Back in Anger 307

Owen, Wilfred 31, 128, 148

Paley, Grace 181

Palmer, Vance. The Passage 248, 306

The Rainbow Bird 206, 2134

Park, Ruth. The Harp in the South 163, 170, 171, 182

Parker, Ernest. A Galaxy of Poems Old and New 305, 306

A Pageant of English Verse 25, 26

Parsons, Philip 200

pedagogical canons 56, 910, 344

The Penguin Book of Modern Australian Verse 50

personal engagement, pretence of 67

personal growth agenda, and literary study 345, 347

personal growth pedagogy see Growth model of English

Perspectives Two 216

pervasive personalism 67

Petch, James A. 28, 456

Petch Report, 1964 456

Petrov Affair, 1954 24

phenomenology 350

Picnic at Hanging Rock (film) 53

Plath, Sylvia 128, 1467

The Bell Jar 171, 172

Plays for Radio and Television 206, 209

Plays of the Sixties 170

plays 22, 23, 25, 26, 32

as scripts for performance 141, 142, 144

see also drama; radio plays; screen plays

Poe, Edgar Allan 23, 334

Tales of Mystery and Imagination 25

poetry 23, 25

changing interpretations of 3245

compulsory in NSW 112

decline in popularity 32, 34

performance of 202

promotion of 210

teaching of 311

Poetry Writing Club 210

political criticism xvi

Pope, Alexander 115, 307

popular culture criticism 44

post-lapsarianism xv

poststructuralist critiques 52

postwar curricula 245

postwar expansion of education 178

Potok, Chaim. The Chosen 170, 171

My Name is Asher Lev 171, 172

practical criticism 299300

prescribed texts see set texts; text lists

Price, Ellis 242

Prichard, Katharine Susannah. Coonardoo 162, 167, 170

Haxby’s Circus 49, 204 fn5

professors see university professors

Public Examinations Board (WA) 198, 203

The Purple Rose of Cairo (film) 53

radio plays 202

Ransom, John Crowe 285

reader-response pedagogy 1501, 154, 285

reading, across the curriculum 50

assumptions about 64

emphasis on 199, 207

Wright’s theory of 3123

see also close reading; resistant reading

reading lists see text lists

Reeves, James. The Modern Poets’ World 305, 306

Reid, Ian 4, 68

The Making of Literature 756, 343, 34850, 355

Reinecke, Ian. Micro Invaders 171

related texts, chosen by students 12931

Remarque, Erich. All Quiet on the Western Front 170

Representative English Poems 100

resistant reading, and Cloudstreet 336

retention rates see school retention

Rich, Adrienne 33

Richards, I.A. 198, 203, 208, 227, 286, 296, 299300, 302

Richardson, Henry Handel 26, 206

Australia Felix 25, 249, 305, 306

The Getting of Wisdom 50, 71, 163, 170, 206

The Rinehart Book of Short Stories 248

Robinson, Marilynne 183

Housekeeping 184

Rohan, Criena. The Delinquents 148, 172

Romance fiction 181

Rorabacher, Louise. Two Ways Meet 50

Rosen, Harold 178

Royal tour, 1954 24

Rushdie, Salman 53

Ruskin, John 86

Russell, Willy 183

Educating Rita 168, 169, 171, 172, 184

Ruttledge, Hugh. Everest 1933 23

Salinger, J.D. Catcher in the Rye 114, 171

Scales of Justice (TV script) 1489, 171

school libraries 64

school retention 44, 176, 180

school subjects as social systems 6

school-based assessment 1312, 187, 190, 191

school-based decision-making 69

schooling, purposes of 174

science fiction 181

Scott, Arthur. Speaking of the Famous 306

The Spoken Word 305

Topics and Opinions 305

Scott, Kim 333

Scott, Ridley. Blade Runner 56, 158

Scott, Walter 86

Ivanhoe 250

screen plays 182

Scrutiny movement 42, 52, 1145, 197, 208, 209 fn8, 286, 288

Secondary Schools Board (NSW) 113

secularisation 290

Seddon, George 198

Senior Secondary Assessment Board of South Australia 252

Serle, Geoffrey 204

set texts, authority of 132, 133

broadening range of 723, 148, 165, 179, 180, 182

most frequently used 160, 1703, 272, 339

see also text lists

Seymour, Alan. The One Day of the Year 50, 54, 114, 140

Shaffer, Peter. Equus 143, 171

Shakespeare, William 30, 31, 33, 125, 160

adaptations and appropriations 235

in English syllabuses 22536, 242

and the historical moment 22930

in NSW curriculum 112

relevance 225, 226, 228

self-creativity 228, 230, 234

Antony and Cleopatra 22, 272

As You Like It 86, 99, 201

Coriolanus 22, 86, 201

Hamlet 25, 26, 27, 31, 32, 127, 2323, 272, 274, 339, 344

Henry IV 22, 31, 201

Henry V 86, 235

Julius Caesar 25, 26, 27, 86, 127, 306

King Lear 22, 32, 34, 127, 143, 201, 234, 272, 274, 307

Macbeth 23, 27, 86, 99, 128, 170, 272, 297, 305

The Merchant of Venice 86

A Midsummer Night’s Dream 31, 32, 86

Much Ado about Nothing 22, 201

Othello 25, 32, 33, 55, 1435, 272, 274, 307, 344

Richard II 26, 27, 201, 306

Richard III 127

Romeo and Juliet 32, 171

The Tempest 27, 32, 33, 86, 127, 297, 305, 344

Twelfth Night 25, 201

A Winter’s Tale 86

Shaw, George Bernard 334, 100, 297

Arms and the Man 26

Caesar and Cleopatra 26

The Devil’s Disciple 26

Saint Joan 26, 115, 307

Shelley, Mary. Frankenstein 32, 344

Shelley, Percy Bysshe 86, 100

The Cenci 299

Sheridan, Richard Brinsley 25, 100

short stories 26, 32, 34, 64, 216

Skills model 50

Skrzynecki, Peter 148

Slessor, Kenneth 50, 143, 292

Selected Poems 303

Small, K. Break into Day 170

Smyth, W. A Book of Poetry 305

social change 41, 118, 160, 1656, 281

social function of literature xvi, 310, 3456, 354

social justice, diminished concern for 175

social mission, of subject English 42, 26970

socially disadvantaged youth 175, 191

sociolinguistic approach, to English 270

Sophie’s Choice (film) 53

Sophocles. Antigone 127

Oedipus the King 307

Southwell, Elsie. The Poets’ Quest 305

Spark, Muriel. The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie 140, 164, 170

specialist teachers, need for 467

Spectrum One 216

Spectrum Two 170, 171, 216

Spenser, Edmund 100

Prosopopia 299

Spiegelman, Art. Maus 1867

SSABSA see Senior Secondary Assessment Board of South Australia

standards-based testing 189

standards-driven students 48, 175

Steinbeck, John. The Grapes of Wrath 171

Stevenson, Robert Louis 23, 25, 334, 86

The Master of Ballantrae 27, 250

Stewart, Douglas 27

The Fire on the Snow 305, 306

Ned Kelly 71

Stoppard, Tom 33

Stow, Randolph 31, 216

The Merry-Go-Round in the Sea 162, 167, 168, 170, 216 fn21, 303

To the Islands 216 fn21, 304

Stratton, David. The Last New Wave 166

A Streetcar Named Desire (film) 165

student-centred pedagogy 879, 93

Study Designs (Victoria) 6974

Sykes, Bobbi 183

Love Poems and Other Revolutionary Actions 184

syllabus choice 223, 25, 30, 33, 72, 88, 94, 100, 12931

TAFE college programs 187288

TAFE colleges 1801

Tate, Allen 285

teaching canons see pedagogical canons

teaching practice see classroom practice

technological change 30, 165

Teede, Neville 200, 203

Tennyson, Alfred 25, 26, 86, 99, 100, 242

tertiary entrance ranking 19, 20, 30

Tertiary Orientation Program 1878

text essay, increasing emphasis on 1889

text lists 3, 45, 10, 21, 223, 2527, 304, 61, 623, 70, 71

and curriculum history 7980

New South Wales 7883, 859, 95101, 1115, 12433, 297, 306307

Victoria, 1990 1767

Western Australia, 2016 344

see also set texts; classroom sets

text response assessment 187

text selection, principles 161, 169, 321

process 1534, 17493, 196217, 2434, 269, 270, 3178

student-centred 51, 88

textual intimacy, and English teaching 1589, 161

Thackeray, William 100, 297

Henry Esmond 26, 305

themes, in syllabuses 161

Thompson, E.P. 52, 270

Thompson, H.S. 197, 217

Thomson, Jack 185, 193

Thomson, Katherine. Diving for Pearls 274

Tickell, Gerry 178, 179

Tomlinson, T.B. 214

TOP see Tertiary Orientation Program

Tranter, John 118

trigger warnings, about texts 265

Trollope, Anthony. Barchester Towers 249

Turner, Graeme 39, 56, 334

National Fictions 162, 166

Twain, Mark 31, 33

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn 26, 31, 32, 114, 127, 170, 206, 248, 272, 307

Tweedie, Jeana 200, 203, 217

Twelve Poets, 1950–1970 170, 180, 304

universal education 227

university English, literary criticism models 101

university expansion 49

University of Sydney 2978, 3145

and school English curriculum 83, 90, 101, 1123, 125

University of Western Australia, and school English curriculum 196217

university professors, as AATE presidents 47

value criteria 9

VATE see Victorian Association for the Teaching of English

VCAA see Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority

VCAB see Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Board

VCE see Victorian Certificate of Education

Victorian Association for the Teaching of English 177, 188

Victorian Certificate of Education 62, 6974, 17593

Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority 1867

Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Board 69, 190

Victorian Education Department 69

Victorian morality, Hardy’s challenge of 266

video technology 53

Vietnam conflict, Australian troops 24

Vision (journal) 291

Vonnegut, Kurt 181

Player Piano 182

WACE see Western Australian Certificate of Education

Wallace-Crabbe, Chris. The Golden Apples of the Sun 182

Six Voices 304, 306

Walpole, Horace. The Castle of Otranto 299

Ward, Russel. The Australian Legend 162

Warner, Rex 210

Warren, Robert Penn 285

Waugh, Evelyn. The Loved One 170

Weinstein, Arnold 2312

Wells, H.G. 25, 247, 297

The History of Mr Polly 305, 306

Wells, Stanley 228

West Australian (newspaper) 204

Western Australian Certificate of Education 3447

Western Australian English Literature

Examiners’ Report, 2005 33

Western Australian Examiners’ Report for Literature, 1988 31

Whig interpretation of history xv

White, Patrick 31, 33, 129, 143, 215, 216, 288, 296, 297, 330

The Burnt Ones 304

The Eye of the Storm 63, 64, 304

A Fringe of Leaves 32, 182, 238, 303304

Riders in the Chariot 303

The Tree of Man 7, 303

Voss 50, 114, 249, 303, 307

Whitlam, Gough 163

Widdowson, Peter, on Hardy 2689

Wieland, Jim 207

Wilde, Oscar 33, 44

Wilkes, G.A. 112

Williams, Raymond 52, 166, 270

The Country and the City 354

Culture and Society 53

The Long Revolution 46

Williams, Tennessee. The Glass Menagerie 31

A Streetcar Named Desire 171

Williamson, David 118, 181

The Removalists 148, 168, 172

Wimsatt, W.K. The Verbal Icon 286

Winterson, Jeanette 53

Winton, Tim 118, 153

and university reading lists 3323

Breath 3323

Cloudstreet 312, 33, 56, 127, 158, 274, 32737

Dirt Music 3323

Women of the Sun (TV series) 168, 172

women writers 25, 27, 33, 168, 319

women’s liberation 30

Woolf, Virginia 296

Mrs Dalloway 304

A Room of One’s Own 170

To the Lighthouse 304

Wordsworth, William 25, 86, 100, 125, 127, 1456, 210

working-class background, of students 48, 166, 178

Wright, Alexis 333

Wright, Judith 33, 50, 114, 125, 181, 206, 3106

critical reception 3189, 3223

in English syllabuses 31626

Birds 319

Five Senses 318, 319

The Gateway 319

A Human Pattern 323

The Moving Image 318, 319

The Other Half 320, 321, 322

Selected Poems 318

The Shadow 320

The Two Fires 319

Woman to Man 319, 322

Wright, Phillip, and University of New England 314

Wyndham Report, 1957 26, 412, 109

Wyndham Scheme 81, 109, 116, 132

Year 12 English courses 35

The Year of Living Dangerously (film) 53, 168, 171

Yeats, William Butler 100, 125

Selected Poems 303

youth unemployment 180

Zwicky, Fay 216

Required Reading

   by Tim Dolin, Jo Jones and Patricia Dowsett