author={Jackie Marsh},
  journal={British Journal of Educational Studies},
  pages={249 - 262}
  • J. Marsh
  • Published 1 September 2004
  • Sociology
  • British Journal of Educational Studies
ABSTRACT:  This paper argues that the existence of a canon of established and privileged texts in the primary literacy curriculum in England can be traced historically and has informed current national policy and practice. This canonisation of a particular set of literature has served to marginalise popular cultural and media texts, often the preferred texts of children in contemporary society. The paper examines the historical development of an established, hegemonic body of texts and… 
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