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Literary Texts and Intercultural Learning: Exploring New Directions (Intercultural Studies and Foreign Language Learning)

Literary Texts and Intercultural Learning: Exploring New Directions (Intercultural Studies and Foreign Language Learning)

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This book offers new perspectives on the pedagogical value of literary texts. The book is, in the first place, a theoretical study - speculative in nature - about the inherent connection between reading and interculturality. The author argues that reading literary texts may open up a passage to a ‘third place’, a space in which a student can learn more about their own identity and ultimately arrive at a more nuanced understanding of otherness. Some of the skills implicated in the construction of textual understanding can facilitate intercultural learning, opening up opportunities for a pedagogical approach in which the reading of literary texts develops a student’s intercultural perspective and fosters reflection on cultural difference. The author explores the pedagogical potential of the book’s theoretical premises through a sustained classroom-based example.

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