The eminently practical and ever-reliable Frances Christie offers her views on "Knowledge structures and school literary studies" in this plenary session from the 38th International Systemic Functional Congress in Portugal, on 25th July 2011. Prof. Christie focuses on how the subject of English literature is represented in knowledge structures (from Bernstein).
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