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10 January 2003

Exploring fiction and poetry through indexing

Publication: The Indexer: The International Journal of Indexing
Volume 23, Number 4


An account of how collaborative indexing may be used in the study of literature, as a way of encouraging students to take a fresh approach to the texts they are analyzing. Mainly concentrating on the compilation of indexes to the poems of Emily Dickinson, the article includes comments from the students themselves and the author’s assessment of the usefulness of the approach as a teaching tool.

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The Indexer: The International Journal of Indexing
Volume 23Number 41 October 2003
Pages: 216 - 217


Published online: 10 January 2003
Published in print: 1 October 2003



Br. Tom Murphy, O. Carm. teaches English at Carmel High School, One Carmel Parkway, Mundelein, IL 60060, USA. Email: [email protected]

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