This article explores the emphasis on reading instruction in the classical pedagogical technique of imitatio. It briefly surveys scholarship in literary and composition studies to trace a short history of this pedagogy before turning to contemporary descriptions of reading pedagogy and showing how imitatio interacts with such practices.
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Elizabeth Kalbfleisch; Imitatio Reconsidered: Notes toward a Reading Pedagogy for the Writing Classroom. Pedagogy 1 January 2016; 16 (1): 39–51. doi: https://doi.org/10.1215/15314200-3158605
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