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Friday, 6 August 2010

posted 9 Nov 2010, 11:08 by James Michie   [ updated 9 Nov 2010, 11:31 ]

#edjournal - more than a cupful - nickdennis.com/blog

I was reminded recently how much I love Gustave Flaubert after absorbing Denis Shemilt’s latest chapter on improving historical understanding and developing historical consciousness in pupils (a later blog post). I was introduced to Flaubert by my departing A Level English teacher Mr Johnson and I was struck by Flaubert’s turn of phrase and the awe I felt when I learned that he would spend weeks on a single sentence.

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