Nelson, Nancy, and Robert C. Calfee, "The Reading-Writing Connection Viewed Historically," pp. 1-52 in Nancy Nelson and Robert C. Calfee, eds., The Reading-Writing Connection. Ninety -seventh Yearbook of the National Society for the Study of Education, Part II. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1998.


Traces the development of English as a school and college subject in the United States; includes current trends.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Development, Organization, Design

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Historical Inquiry

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

School Subjects, English, Curriculum History, Higher Education Curriculum


Printing CIRS:

To print the citation, use CTRL-P for PC or ⌘ P for Mac