Garry Disher, Michael Ondaatje, and the Haptic Eye: Taking a Second Look at Print Literacy

Garry Disher, Michael Ondaatje, and the Haptic Eye: Taking a Second Look at Print Literacy Children’s Literature in Education, Vol. 31, No. 1, 2000 W. F. Garrett-Petts is W. F. Garrett-Petts Associate Professor of English at the University College of the Cariboo, where he teaches Canadian literature, rhetoric, and Garry Disher, Michael Ondaatje, critical theory. Co- editor of Textual and the Haptic Eye: Taking a Studies in Canada and coordinator of the Centre for Research on Second Look at Print Literacy Multiple Literacies, he has published widely on reading theory, literature, and interarts practices. Recent publications include Writing about Literature (Broadview, 2000), Integrating Visual and Verbal Karen Day told me a story not long after my copy of Garry Disher’s Literacies (Inkshed Publications, 1996), and The Bamboo Flute arrived. She had been reading aloud a series of he is currently picture books in her university language arts seminar. One afternoon completing a study of she held up a copy of Pat Hutchins’s Rosie’s Walk, a book with illus- image/text composition called PhotoGraphic trations and text arranged separately on alternate pages, and asked the Encounters. class what they noticed. “Every other page is blank,” suggested one of her students, apparently confident that the words, not the images, were of principal interest. The student’s response lays http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Children's Literature in Education Springer Journals

Garry Disher, Michael Ondaatje, and the Haptic Eye: Taking a Second Look at Print Literacy

Children's Literature in Education, Volume 31 (1) – Oct 15, 2004

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Springer Journals
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Copyright © 2000 by Human Sciences Press, Inc.
Subject
Linguistics; Language and Literature; Language Education; Education, general; Sociology, general
ISSN
0045-6713
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1573-1693
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10.1023/A:1005187003490
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Abstract

Children’s Literature in Education, Vol. 31, No. 1, 2000 W. F. Garrett-Petts is W. F. Garrett-Petts Associate Professor of English at the University College of the Cariboo, where he teaches Canadian literature, rhetoric, and Garry Disher, Michael Ondaatje, critical theory. Co- editor of Textual and the Haptic Eye: Taking a Studies in Canada and coordinator of the Centre for Research on Second Look at Print Literacy Multiple Literacies, he has published widely on reading theory, literature, and interarts practices. Recent publications include Writing about Literature (Broadview, 2000), Integrating Visual and Verbal Karen Day told me a story not long after my copy of Garry Disher’s Literacies (Inkshed Publications, 1996), and The Bamboo Flute arrived. She had been reading aloud a series of he is currently picture books in her university language arts seminar. One afternoon completing a study of she held up a copy of Pat Hutchins’s Rosie’s Walk, a book with illus- image/text composition called PhotoGraphic trations and text arranged separately on alternate pages, and asked the Encounters. class what they noticed. “Every other page is blank,” suggested one of her students, apparently confident that the words, not the images, were of principal interest. The student’s response lays

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Children's Literature in EducationSpringer Journals

Published: Oct 15, 2004

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