Bibliography: Selected Topics in the History of Reading and Writinga

Selected Topics on the History of Reading and Writing (General)

     Brooks, Greg, & Pugh, A.K. (Eds.) (1984). Studies in the history of reading. . Reading, UK: Centre for the Teaching of Reading, University of Reading School of Education, with the United Kingdom Reading Association.

     Brooks, Greg, Pugh, A.K., & Hall, Nigel (Eds). (1993). Further studies in the history of reading. Cheshire, UK: United Kingdom Reading Association.

     Cavallo, Gugliemo, & Chartier, Roger (Eds.). (1999). A history of reading in the West. (Lydia G. Cochrane, Trans.). Amherst, MA: University of Massachusetts Press.

     Graff, Harvey J. (Ed.). (1981). Literacy and social development in the West: A reader. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

      Graff, Harvey J. (Ed.). (2007). Literacy and historical development: A reader. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press.

     Hooker, J.T. (Introd.). (1990). Reading the past: Ancient writing from cuneiform to the alphabet. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press.

     Fischer, Steven R. (2003). A history of reading. London: Reaktion.

     Fischer, Steven R. (2001). A history of writing. London: Reaktion.

     Fischer, Steven R. (1999). A history of language. London: Reaktion.

     Manguel, Alberto. (1996). A history of reading. New York: Viking.

     Murphy, James J. (Ed.). (2001). A short history of writing instruction from ancient Greece to modern America (2nd ed.). Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.

Selected Topics in the History of Reading in Australia

    Lyons, Martyn, & Taksa, Lucy. (1992). Australian readers remember: An oral history of reading. Melbourne: Oxford University Press.

     History of the book
Lyons, Martyn, & Arnold, John (Eds.). (2001). A national culture in a colonised market: A history of the book in Australia, 1891–1945. St. Lucia, Queensland: University of Queensland Press.

     Munro, Craig, & Sheahan-Bright, Robyn (Eds.). (2007). Paper empires: A history of the book in Australia, 1946–2005. St. Lucia, Queensland: University of Queensland Press.

Selected Topics in the History of Reading in Canada

     Graff, Harvey J. (1991). The literacy myth: Cultural integration and social structure in the nineteenth century. New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction.

     Graff, Harvey J. (1979). The literacy myth: Literacy and social structure in the nineteenth-century city. New York: Academic Press.

     History of the Book
Fleming, Patricia Lockhart, & Lamonde, Yvan (Eds.). (2004–2007). History of the book in Canada (Vols. 1–3). Toronto: University of Toronto Press.

Selected Topics in the History of Reading in Colonial America

(see Selected Topics in the History of Reading in the United States and Colonial America)

Selected Topics in the History of Reading in England

     Altick, Richard D. (1998). The English common reader: A social history of the mass reading public, 1800–1900 (2nd ed.). Columbus: Ohio State University Press. (Original work published 1957)

      Coleman, Joyce. (2005). Public reading and the reading public in late medieval England and France. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. (Original work published 1996)

     Cressy, David. (1980). Literacy and the social order: Reading and writing in Tudor and Stuart England. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

     Flint, Kate. (1994). The woman reader, 1837–1900 (Rpt. with corrections. New York: Oxford University Press. (Original work published 1993)

     Fyfe, Janet. (1992). Books behind bars: The role of books, reading, and libraries in British prison reform, 1701–1911. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press.

     Hackel, Heidi Brayman. (2005). Reading material in early modern England: Print, gender, and literacy. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

     McAleer, Joseph. (1992). Popular reading and publishing in Britain, 1914–1950. Oxford: Clarendon Press.

     Michael, Ian. (1987). The teaching of English from the sixteenth century to 1870. New York: Cambridge University Press.

     Michael, Ian. (1993). Early textbooks of English. Reading, UK: Colloquium on Textbooks, Schools and Society.

     Michael, Ian. (1999). Literature in school: A guide to the early sources, 1700–1830. Swansea, Wales: Textbook Colloquium Series.

     Rose, Jonathan. (2001). The intellectual life of the British working classes. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press.

Selected Topics in the History of Reading in Europe

(see also individual countries)

     Chartier, Roger. (1994). The order of books: Readers, authors and libraries in Europe between the fourteenth and eighteenth centuries (Lydia G. Cochrane, Trans.). Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press.

     Eisenstein, Elizabeth L. (2005). The printing revolution in early modern Europe(2nd ed.). New York: Cambridge University Press. (Original work published 1993)

     Febvre, Lucien & Martin, Henri-Jean. (1990). The coming of the book: The impact of printing, 1450-1800 (David Gerard, Trans.). London: Verso. (Original work published 1958)

     Houston, R.A. (2002). Literacy in early modern Europe: Culture and education 1500–1800 (2nd ed). New York: Longman. (Original work published 1988)

     Immel, Andrea, & Witmore, Michael (Eds.). (2006). Childhood and children’s books in early modern Europe, 1550–1800. New York: Routledge.

     Moulton, Ian F. (Ed.). (2004). Reading and literacy: In the Middle Ages and Renaissance. Turnhout, Belgium: Brepols.

Selected Topics in the History of Reading in France

     Lyons, Martyn. (2001). Readers and society in nineteenth-century France: Workers, women, peasants. New York: Palgrave.

Selected Topics in the History of Reading in Ghana

     Newell, Stephanie. (2002). Literary culture in colonial Ghana: “How to play the game of life.” Bloomington: Indiana University Press.

Selected Topics in the History of Reading in Greece

     Harris, William V. (1989). Ancient literacy. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

Selected Topics in the History of Reading in Hungary

     Adamik-Jászó, Anna. (2006). Literacy in Hungary, past and present. Budapest: Dinasztia Educational Publisher, The National Educational Library and Museum.

Selected Topics in the History of Reading in Ireland

     Cunningham, Bernadette, and Máire Kennedy (Eds.). (1999). The experience of reading: Irish historical perspectives. Dublin: Rare Books Group of the Library Association of Ireland and Economic and Social History Society of Ireland.

Selected Topics in the History of Reading in Russia

     Brooks, Jeffrey. (2003). When Russia learned to read: Literacy and popular culture, 1861–1917. Evanston, IL: Northwestern University Press. (Original work published 1985)

Selected Topics in the History of Reading in Scotland

     Houston, R.A. (2002). Scottish literacy and the Scottish identity: Illiteracy and society in Scotland and northern England, 1600–1800. New York: Cambridge University Press. (Original work published 1985)

Selected Topics on the History of Reading in the United States and Colonial America

     Adolescents, books for (see also Children’s literature)
Trites, Roberta Seelinger. (2000). Disturbing the universe: Power and repression in adolescent literature. Iowa City: University of Iowa Press.

     Adult literacy
Kaestle, Carl P. (2001). Adult literacy and education in America. Washington, DC: U.S. Dept. of Education, Office of Educational Research and Improvement.

     African Americans and literacy (see also Children’s literature and race)
Belt-Beyan, Phyliss M. (2004). The emergence of African American literacy traditions: Family and community efforts in the nineteenth century. Westport, CT: Praeger.

     McDowell, Deborah E. (1995). “The changing same”: Black women’s literature, criticism, and theory. Bloomington: Indiana University Press.

    Williams, Heather Andrea. (2005). Self-taught: African American education in freedom and slavery. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2005.

     Alphabets
Haley, Allan. (1995). Alphabet: The history, evolution, and design of the letters we use today. New York: Watson-Guptill.

     Americans, native
Monaghan, E. Jennifer. (1990). “She loved to read in good Books”: Literacy and the Indians of Martha’s Vineyard, 1643–1725. History of Education Quarterly, 30, 493–521.

     Books
Wadsworth, Sarah. (2006). In the company of books: Literature and its “classes” in nineteenth-century America. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press.

     Censorship
Burress, Lee. (1989). Battle of the books: Literary censorship in the public schools, 1950–1985. Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow Books.

     Geller, Evelyn. (1984). Forbidden books in American public libraries, 1876–1939: A study in cultural change. Westport, CT: Greenwood.

     Children’s literature (see also Children’s literature, teaching of)
Anderson, Vicki. (2004). The dime novel in children’s literature. Jefferson, NC: McFarland.

     Avery, Gillian. (1994). Behold the child: American children and their books, 1621–1922. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press.

     Bingham, Jane, & Scholt, Grayce. (1980). Fifteen centuries of children’s literature: An annotated chronology of British and American works in historical context. Westport, CT: Greenwood.

     Cart, Michael. (1995). What’s so funny?: Wit and humor in American children’s literature. New York: HarperCollins.

     Clark, Beverly Lyon. (2003). Kiddie lit: The cultural construction of children’s literature in America. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press.

     Cullinan, Bernice E., & Galda, Lee. (1998). Literature and the child (4th ed.). Fort Worth: Harcourt College.

     Deane, Paul. (1991). Mirrors of American culture: Children’s fiction series in the twentieth century. Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow.

     Dizer, John T. (2005). American children’s literature, 1890–1940: Heroic tales that shaped adult lives. Lewison, NY: Mellen.

     Kiefer, Monica M. (1948). American children through their books, 1700–1835. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press.

     Mackey, Margaret. (1998). The case of Peter Rabbit: Changing conditions of literature for children. New York: Garland.

     MacLeod, Anne Scott. (1994). American childhood: Essays on children’s literature of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Athens: University of Georgia Press.

     Westfahl, Gary. (2000). Science fiction, children’s literature, and popular culture: Coming of age in fantasyland. Westport, CT: Greenwood.

     Zipes, Jack D. (2001). Sticks and stones: The troublesome success of children’s literature from Slovenly Peter to Harry Potter. New York: Routledge.

     Children’s literature and ethnicity
Levy, Michael M. (2000). Portrayal of Southeast Asian refugees in recent American children’s books. Lewiston, NY: Mellen.

     Children’s literature and gender
Rehak, Melanie. (2005). Girl sleuth: Nancy Drew and the women who created her. Orlando: Harcourt.

     Children’s literature and race
MacCann, Donnarae. (1998). White supremacy in children’s literature: Characterizations of African Americans, 1830–1900. New York: Garland Publishing.

     Children’s literature, teaching of
Huck, Charlotte S. et al. (2001). Children’s literature in the elementary school (7th ed.). Madison: WI: Brown & Benchmark.

     College reading instruction
Stahl, Norman A. & King, James R. (2000). A history of college reading. In Rona F. Flippo & D.C. Caverly (Eds.), Handbook of college reading and study strategy research (pp. 1–23). Mahway, NJ: Erlbaum.

     Composition instruction (see also Writing instruction)
Carr, Jean F., Carr, Stephen L., & Schultz, Lucille M. (2005). Archives of instruction: Nineteenth-century rhetorics, readers, and composition books in the United States (ch. 3). Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press.

     Mavrogenes, Nancy A. (1987). Young children composing then and now: Recent research on emergent literacy. Visible Language, 21, 271–297.

     Schultz, Lucille M. (1999). The young composers: Composition’s beginnings in nineteenth-century schools. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press.

     Comprehension instruction (see Reading comprehension and instruction)

     Content area reading instruction (see also Reading comprehension and instruction)
Singer, Harry, & Donlan, Dan. (1989). Reading and learning from text (2nd ed.) Hillsdale, NJ: Erlbaum. (Original work published 1985)

     Controversies (see Reading controversies)

     Dick and Jane
Luke, Allan. (1988). Literacy, textbooks and ideology: Postwar literacy and the mythology of Dick and Jane. New York: Falmer.

     Educational context for literacy instruction, colonial America
Church, Robert L., & Sedlak, Michael W. (1976). Education in the United States: An interpretive history. New York: The Free Press.

     Cremin, Lawrence A. (1970). American education: The colonial experience, 1607–1783. New York: Harper & Row.

     Educational context for literacy instruction, late 18th and 19th century
Cremin, Lawrence A. (1980). American education: The national experience, 1783–1876. New York: Harper & Row.

     Educational context for literacy instruction, late 19th and 20th century
Cremin, Lawrence A. (1988). American education: The metropolitan experience, 1876–1980. New York: Harper & Row.

     English, teaching of
Applebee, Arthur N. (1974). Tradition and reform in the teaching of English: A history. Urbana, IL: National Council of Teachers of English.

     Gerlich, Jeanne Marcum, & Monseau, Virginia R. (1991). Missing chapters: Ten pioneering women in NCTE and English education. Urbana, IL: NCTE.

     Freedmen and freedwomen (see also African Americans and literacy)
Morris, Robert C. (1982). Reading, ‘riting, and reconstruction: The education of freedmen in the south, 1861–1870. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

     Gender and literacy (see also Children’s literature and gender)
Cahoon, Lorinda B. (2006). Serialized citizenships: Periodicals, books, and American boys, 1840–1911. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow.

     Davidson, Cathy N., & Wagner-Martin, Linda (Eds.). (1995). The Oxford companion to women’s writing in the United States. New York: Oxford University Press.

     Greer, Jane (Ed.). (2003). Girls and literacy in America: Historical perspectives to the present. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO.

     Kerrison, Catherine. (2006). Claiming the pen: Women and intellectual life in the early American south. Ithaca: Cornell University Press.

     Long, Elizabeth. (2003). Book clubs: Women and the uses of reading in everyday life. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

     Monaghan, E. Jennifer. (1994). Gender and textbooks: Women writers of elementary readers, 1880–1950. Publishing Research Quarterly, 10, 28-46.

     Monaghan, E. Jennifer. (1989). Literacy instruction and gender in colonial New England. In Cathy N. Davidson (Ed.), Reading in America: Literature and social history (pp. 53-80). Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press.

     Robbins, Sarah. (2004). Managing literacy, mothering America: Women’s narratives on reading and writing in the nineteenth century. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press.

     Stoneley, Peter. (2003). Consumerism and American girls’ literature, 1860–1940. New York: Cambridge University Press.

     Walker, Nancy A. (Ed. with an introduction). (1998). Women’s magazines 1940–1960: Gender roles and the popular press. Boston: Bedford/St. Martin’s.

     Zaborowska, Magdalena J. (1995). How we found America: Reading gender through East-European immigrant narratives. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press.

     History of reading (see Reading and readers)

     History of the book

    Casper, Scott E., Chaison, Joanne D., & Groves, Jeffrey D. (Eds.). (2002). Perspectives on American book history: Artifacts and commentary. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press; Worcester, MA: American Antiquarian Society; Washington, DC: Center for the Book, Library of Congress.

    Darnton, Robert. (1989). What is the history of books? In Cathy N. Davidson (Ed.), Reading in America: Literature and social history (pp. 27-52). Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press.

     Eliot, Simon, & Rose, Jonathan (Eds.) (2007). A companion to the history of the book. Malden, MA: Blackwell.

     Finkelstein, David, & McCleery, Alistair (Eds.). (2006). The book history reader. New York: Routledge.

     Hall, David D. (Ed.). (2000–2007). A history of the book in America (vols. 1 and 3). [Worcester, MA]: American Antiquarian Society; Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press.

     History, teaching of
Rice, Linda J. (2006). What was it like? Teaching history and culture through young adult literature. New York: Teachers College Press.

     State Archives and Record Administration. (1996). Consider the source: Historical records in the classroom. Albany: University of the State of New York. (Original work published 1995)

     Hornbook
Plimpton, G. A. (1916). The hornbook and its use in America. Proceedings of the American Antiquarian Society, 26, 264–276.

     Tuer, Andrew W. (1979). History of the hornbook. New York: Arno Press. (Original work published 1897)

     Indians (see Americans, native)

     International Reading Association
Hartman, Douglas K. and Sears, Lou Ann. (2006). The International Reading Association at fifty: A history— 1956-2006. Archival manuscript available at the library of the International Reading Association.

Jerrolds, Bob W. (1977). Reading reflections: The history of the International Reading Association. Newark, DE: International Reading Association.

     Lancastrian system (see also Lancaster, Joseph)
Kaestle, Carl F. (1973). Joseph Lancaster and the monitorial school movement: A documentary history. New York: Teachers College Press.

     Language experience
Veatch, Jeannette. (1973). Key words to reading: The language experience approach begins. New York: Merrill.

     Vyduna, Grace S. (1986). The language experience approach: An historical view. Journal of Language Experience 7(2), 2–11.

     Linguistics, structural
Weber, Rose-Marie. (2007, Spring). The attack on hiss and groan: Structural linguistics and reading instruction in mid–20th century. History of Reading News, 30(2), 4-6.

     Literacy (see also Reading and writing)
Brandt, Deborah. (2001). Literacy in American lives. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

     Gallegos, Bernardo. (1992). Education and society in New Mexico, 1693–1821. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press.

     Gordon, Edward E., & Gordon, Elaine H. (2003). Literacy in America: Historic journey and contemporary solutions. Westport, CT: Praeger.

     Graff, Harvey J. (1987). The legacies of literacy: Continuities and contradictions in Western culture and society. Bloomington: Indiana University Press.

     Guzzetti, Barbara J. (Ed.). (2002). Literacy in America: An encyclopedia of history, theory, and practice. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO.

     Lockridge, Kenneth A. (1974). Literacy in colonial New England: An enquiry into the social context of literacy in the early modern west. New York: Norton.

     Stevens, Edward W., Jr. (1988). Literacy, law, and social order. DeKalb: Northern Illinois University Press.

     Magazines (see Periodicals)

     Methods and methodology in reading instruction (see also Reading controversies)
Balmuth, Miriam. (1982). The roots of phonics: A historical introduction. New York: McGraw-Hill.

     Chall, Jeanne S. (1996). Learning to read: The great debate (3rd ed.). Fort Worth, TX: Harcourt College. (Original work published 1967)

     Diack, Hunter. (1965). The teaching of reading in spite of the alphabet. New York: Philosophical Library.

     Farnham, George. (1881). The sentence method of teaching reading, writing and spelling. Syracuse, NY: C.W. Bardeen.

     Hall, G. Stanley. (1886). How to teach reading and what to read in school. Boston: D.C. Heath.

     Huey, Edmund Burke. (1968). The psychology and pedagogy of reading. Cambridge, MA: M.I.T. Press. (Original work published 1908)

     Reeder, Ralph R. (1900). The historical development of school readers and of method in teaching reading. New York: Macmillan.

     Methodology in teaching (see Teaching methodology)

     New England Primer
Ford, Paul Leicester (Ed.) (1897). The New-England Primer: A history of its origin and development with a reprint of the unique copy of the earliest known edition... New York: Dodd, Mead.

     Watters, David H. (1985–1986). “I Spake as a Child”: Authority, metaphor, and the New-England Primer. Early American Literature, 20, 193–213.

     Penmanship
Monaghan, E. Jennifer. (1987). Readers writing: The curriculum of the writing schools of eighteenth-century Boston. Visible Language, 21, 167–213.

     Thornton, Tamara Plakins. (1996). Handwriting in America: A cultural history. New Haven: Yale University Press.

     Periodicals (see also Gender and literacy)
Kelly, R. Gordon (Ed.). (1984). Children’s periodicals of the United States. Westport, CT: Greenwood.

     Phonics (See Methods and methodology in reading instruction)

     Primers (see also New England Primer)
Venezky, Richard L. (1990). American primers: Guide to the microfiche collection; introductory essay. Frederick, MD: University Publications of America.

     Progressivism and reading
Cremin, Lawrence. A. (1964). The transformation of the school: Progressivism in American Education, 1876–1957. New York: Vintage. (Original work published 1961)

     Dearborn, Ned H. (1969). The Oswego movement in American education. New York: Arno Press & the New York Times. (Original work published 1925)

     Psychology of reading
Huey, Edmund Burke. (1968). The psychology and pedagogy of reading. Cambridge, MA: M.I.T. Press. (Original work published 1908)

     Readers (textbooks)
Carr, Jean F., Carr, Stephen L., & Schultz, Lucille M. (2005). Archives of instruction: Nineteenth-century rhetorics, readers, and composition books in the United States (ch. 2). Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press.

     Monaghan, E. Jennifer. (1994). Gender and textbooks: Women writers of elementary readers, 1880–1950. Publishing Research Quarterly, 10, 28-46.

     Reeder, Ralph R. (1900). The historical development of school readers and of method in teaching reading. New York: Macmillan.

     Venezky, Richard L. (1987). A history of the American reading textbook. Elementary School Journal, 87, 247–265.

     Reading and readers (persons)

     Brooks, Greg, Pugh, A.K., & Hall, Nigel. (1993). Further studies in the history of reading. Cheshire, UK: United Kingdom Reading Association.

     Davidson, Cathy N. (Ed.). (1989). Reading in America: Literature and social history. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press.

     Gilmore, William J. (1989). Reading becomes a necessity of life: Material and cultural life in rural new England, 1780–1835. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press.

     Kaestle, Carl. F., Damon-Moore, Helen, Stedman, Lawrence C., Tinsley, Katherine, & Trollinger, Jr., William Vance. (1991). Literacy in the United States: Readers and Reading since 1880. New Haven: Yale University Press.

     Keller-Cohen, Deborah (Ed.). (1994). Literacy: Interdisciplinary conversations. Cresskill, NJ: Hampton.

     Rose, Jonathan. (1997, Sept.). The history of reading as the history of education. [UK] History of Education, 36, 595–605.

     Reading and writing
Brodhead, Richard H. (1993). Cultures of letters: Scenes of reading and writing in nineteenth-century America. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

     Putala, Claire White. (2004). Reading and writing ourselves into being: The literacy of certain nineteenth-century young women. Greenwich, CT: Information Age.

     Ryan, Barbara, & Thomas, Amy M. (Eds.). (2002). Reading acts: U.S. readers’ interactions with literature, 1800–1950. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press.

     Reading and writing instruction
Gordon, Edward E., & Gordon, Elaine H. (2003). Literacy in America: Historic journey and contemporary solutions. Westport, CT: Praeger.

     Monaghan, E. Jennifer. (2005). Learning to read and write in colonial America. Amherst, MA: University of Massachusetts Press.

     Monaghan, E. Jennifer, & Saul, E. Wendy. (1987). The reader, the scribe, the thinker: A critical look at the history of American reading and writing instruction. In Thomas S. Popkewitz (Ed.), The Formation of school subjects: The struggle for creating an American institution (pp. 85–122). Philadelphia: Falmer.

     Robinson, H. Alan (Ed.), Reading and writing instruction in the United States: historical trends. Urbana, IL: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading & Communication Skills. (ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. ED 142-995)

     Reading comprehension and instruction
Pearson, P. David. (1985). Changing the face of reading comprehension instruction. In Richard D. Robinson, (Ed.), Readings in reading instruction: Its history, theory, and development (pp.100–113). Boston: Pearson.

     Pearson, P. David, & Hamm, Diane N. (2005). The assessment of reading comprehension: A review of practices—past, present, and future. In Scott G. Paris & Steven A. Stahl (Eds.), Children’s reading comprehension and assessment(pp. 13–69). Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.

     Robinson, H. Alan, Faraone, Vincent, Hittleman, Daniel R., & Unruh, Elizabeth. (1990). Reading comprehension instruction 1776–1985: Historical perspectives, concepts, and research. Newark, DE: International Reading Association.

     Willis, Arlette Ingram. (2004). Reading comprehension research and testing in the U.S.: Undercurrents of race, class, and power in the struggle for meaning. Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.

     Reading controversies
Monaghan, E. Jennifer. (1998). Phonics and whole word/whole language controversies, 1948–1998: An introductory history. In Richard J. Telfer, Finding our literacy roots: Eighteenth yearbook of the American Reading Forum (pp. 1–23). Whitewater, WI: American Reading Forum.

     Pearson, P. David. (2004). The reading wars: The politics of reading research and policy–1988 through 2003. Educational Policy, 18(1), 216–252.

     Reading instruction
Lamport, Harold B. (1935). A history of the teaching of beginning reading. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, University of Chicago, Chicago.

     Mathews, Mitford M. (1966). Teaching to read, historically considered. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

     Monaghan, E. Jennifer, & Barry, Arlene L. (1999). Writing the past: Teaching reading in colonial America and the United States, 1640–1940. Newark, DE: International Reading Association.

     Shannon, Patrick. (2007). Reading against democracy: The broken promises of reading instruction. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann.

     Smith, Nila Banton. (2002). American reading instruction. Special edition. Newark, DE: International Reading Association. (Original work published 1965)

     Reading methodology (see Methods and methodology in reading)

     Reading profession
Bean, Rita M. (2004). The reading specialist: Leadership for the classroom, school, and community. New York: Guilford.

     Israel, Susan E., & Monaghan, E. Jennifer (Eds.). (2007). Shaping the reading field: The impact of early reading pioneers, scientific research, and progressive ideas. Newark, DE: International Reading Association.

     Reading research
Barr, Rebecca, Kamil, Michael L., Mosenthal, Peter B., & Pearson, P. David. (Eds.). (1991). Handbook of Reading Research (Vol. 2). Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.

     Kamil, Michael L., Mosenthal, Peter, Pearson, P. David, & Barr, Rebecca. (2000). Handbook of Reading Research (Vol. 3). Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.

     Pearson, P. David, Barr, Rebecca, Kamil, Michael L., & Mosenthal, Peter (Eds.). (1984). Handbook of Reading Research. New York: Longman.

     Venezky, Richard L. (1984). The history of reading research. In P. David Pearson, Rebecca Barr, Michael L. Kamil, & Peter Mosenthal (Eds.), Handbook of Reading Research (Vol. 1, pp. 3–38). New York: Longman.

     Reading theories (see Theories of reading)

     Rhetorics, 19th century
Carr, Jean F., Carr, Stephen L., & Schultz, Lucille M. (2005). Archives of instruction: Nineteenth-century rhetorics, readers, and composition books in the United States (ch. 1). Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press.

     Schools, 19th century
Burton, Warren. (1969). The district school as it was. New York: Arno Press. (Original work published 1928)

     Johnson, Clifton. (1963). Old time schools and school books. Gloucester, MA: Peter Smith. (Original work published 1904)

     Silent reading
Knox, B.M.V. (1968). Silent reading in antiquity. Greek, Roman, and Byzantine Studies, 9, 421-435.

     Saenger, Paul (1997). Space between words: The origins of silent reading. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press.

     Slavery and literacy (see also Freedmen and freedwomen)
Cornelius, Janet Duitsman. (1991). “When I can read my title clear”: Literacy, slavery and religion in the antebellum South. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press.

     Monaghan, E. Jennifer. (2000). Reading for the enslaved, Writing for the free: Reflections on liberty and literacy. Worcester, MA: American Antiquarian Society.

     Weber, Thomas L. (1978). Deep like the rivers: Education in the slave quarter community, 1831–1865. New York: Norton.

     Williams, Heather Andrea. (2005). Self-taught: African American education in slavery and freedom. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press.

     Spelling and spelling instruction
Cummings, D.W. (1988). American English spelling: An informal description. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press.

     Hanna, Jean S., & Hanna, Paul R. (1959). Spelling as a school subject: A brief history. The National Elementary Principal, 38(7), 8–23.

     Hanna, Paul R., Hodges, Richard E., & Hanna, Jean S. (1971). Spelling: Structure and strategies. Boston: Houghton Mifflin.

     Hodges, Richard E. (1977). In Adam’s fall: A brief history of spelling instruction in the United States. In H. A. Robinson (Ed.), Reading and writing instruction in the United States: historical trends (pp. 11–26). Urbana, IL: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading & Communication Skills. (ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. ED 142-995)

     Hodges, Richard E. (1987). American spelling instruction: Retrospect and prospect. Visible Language, 21, 215–235.

     Horn, Ernest. (1929). The influence of past experience upon spelling. Journal of Educational Research, 19, 283–288.

     Rice, Joseph M. (1897, March, August). The futility of the spelling grind. Forum, 23, 163–172, 409-419.

     Towery, Gene M. (1979). Spelling instruction through the nineteenth century. English Journal, 68(4), 22–27.

     Venezky, Richard L. (1999). The American way of spelling: The structure and origins of American English orthography. New York: Guilford.

     Spelling books
Early American spellers, 1775–1900: A catalog of the titles held by the Educational Research Library. (1985). Washington, DC: Office of Educational Research and Improvement. (ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. ED 264 602)

     Mann, Horace. (1842). A lecture on the best mode of preparing and using spelling books. The Common School Journal, 4, 9–16, 32, 40–48.

     Monaghan, E. Jennifer. (1983). A common heritage: Noah Webster’s blue-back speller. Hamden, CT: Archon.

     Smith, Lydia A.H. (1968). Three spelling books of American schools, 1740–1840. Harvard Library Bulletin, 16, 72–93.

     Teaching methodology
Davis, E. (1838, November). The teacher taught, or the principles and modes of teaching. The Common School Journal, 1, 26–29.

     Hoole, Charles. (1969). A new discovery of the old art of teaching school in four small treatises. Menston, England: Scolar Press. (Original work published 1660)

     Sheldon, Edward. A. (1862). A manual of elementary instruction, for the use of public and private schools and normal classes. New York: American Book Company.

     Textbooks (see also Readers [textbooks])
Carpenter, Charles. (1963). History of American schoolbooks. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press.

     History of elementary school books. (1932). New England Magazine, 2, 43–78.

     Theories of reading
Ruddell, Robert B., & Unrau, Norman J. (Eds.). (2004). Theoretical models and processes of reading (5th ed.) Newark, DE: International Reading Association. (First edition published 1970, authored by Singer, Harry, & Ruddell, Robert B.)

     Vocabulary
Dickinson, D. (1920). The importance of vocabulary in reading. Elementary School Journal, 20, 537–546.

     Nagy, William E., & Scott, Judith A. (2000). Vocabulary processes. In Michael L. Kamil, Peter Mosenthal, P. David Pearson, & Rebecca Barr, Handbook of reading research (Vol. 3, pp. 269–284). Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.

     Whole Language
Goodman, Kenneth S. (2003). On the revolution of reading: The selected writings of Kenneth S. Goodman. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann.

Goodman, Kenneth S. (1986). What’s whole in whole language? Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann.

Smith, Frank. (2004). Understanding reading: A psycholinguistic analysis of reading and learning to read (6th ed.). Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum. (Original work published 1971)

     Writing in school
Emig, Janet. (1971). The composing processes of twelfth graders. Urbana, IL: National Council of Teachers of English.

     Writing instruction (see also Composition instruction)
Calkins, Lucy McCormick. (1983). Lessons from a child: On the teaching and learning of writing. Exeter, NH: Heinemann.

     Graves, Donald H. (1982). Writing: Teachers and children at work. Exeter, NH: Heinemann.

     Monaghan, E. Jennifer (Ed.). (1987). Then and now: Readers learning to write. Special issue. Visible Language, 21(2).

     Russell, David R. (1991). Writing in the academic disciplines, 1870–1990. Carbondale and Edwardsville: Southern Illinois University Press.

 

 

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