Here you can find a list of some of the most recent publications in LiLLT by the ReN members. If you are a member and your recent LiLLT publication is not listed, please contact the convenors. This page is updated periodically.


Calafato, R. and Paran, A. 2019. Age as a factor in Russian EFL teacher attitudes towards literature in language education. Teaching and Teacher Education 79, 28-37. Free download:,GtqvjvX

Diamantidaki, F. (ed.) (2018). Teaching Literature in Modern Foreign Languages. New York: Bloomsbury.

Knaap, E. van der. 2019. Literatuur en film in het vreemdetalenonderwijs. Bussum: Coutinho [in press].


Bland, J. (ed.). (2018). Using Literature in English Language Education Challenging Reading for 8-18 Year Olds. London: Bloomsbury Academic.

Bland, J. (2018). Learning through literature. In Garton, Sue, Fiona Copland (eds), Routledge Handbook of Teaching English to Young Learners. Oxford: Routledge. 269-287.

Diamantidaki, F. (2018). Literature in Chinese language teaching and learning supported by the use of the Internet and digital resources. In Diamantidaki, F., L. Pan and K. Carruthers (eds.). Mandarin Chinese Teacher Education: Issues and Solutions. London: UCL IOE Press.

Knaap, E. van der. 2018. Zur Bedeutung der Lexik für das literarische Lesen. Didaktische Erkenntnisse einer Textdeckungsuntersuchung. Informationen Deutsch als Fremdsprache (Info DaF) 45, 4, 2018, 444-463.

Stephens, J., Curry, A., Lifang, L., Motawy, Y. S., Belmiro, C. A. (eds.) (2018). The Routledge Companion to International Children’s Literature. London: Routledge.


Lima, C. (2017). Reader’s interactions in an online reading group. Language and Literacy, 19 (4), 129-142.

Mourão, S. (2017). Picturebooks in instructional foreign language learning contexts. In M. Nikolajeva and C. Beauvais (eds.). The Edinburgh Companion to Children’s Literature. Edinburg: Edinburgh University Press.

Xerri, D. (2017). Teachers’ beliefs and literature teaching: The case of poetry. In B. Schaff, J. Schlegel and C. Surkamp (eds.). The Institution of English literature: Formation and mediation. 207-229. Göttingen: V&R unipress.


Kirchhoff, P. (2016). Is there a hidden canon of English literature in German secondary schools? In F. Klippel (ed.). Teaching Languages – Sprachen lehren. 229-248. Münster: Waxmann.


Fogal, G. (2015). Pedagogical stylistics in multiple foreign language and second language contexts: A synthesis of empirical research. Language and Literature, 24 (1), 54-72.

Hall, G. (2015). Literature in language education. 2nd ed. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.


Knaap, E. van der. (2014). Möglichkeiten eines literaturdidaktischen Kompetenzmodells für den fremdsprachlichen Unterricht. Deutsch als Fremdsprache. Zeitschrift zur Theorie und Praxis des Faches Deutsch als Fremdsprache, 51, 4, 213-223.


Bland, J. (2013). Children’s Literature and Learner Empowerment. Children and Teenagers in English Language Education. London: Bloomsbury Academic.

Bland, J. and C. Lütge (eds.). (2013). Children’s Literature in Second Language Education. London: Bloomsbury.


Hanauer, D. (2012). Meaningful literacy: Writing poetry in the language classroom. Language Teaching, 45 (1), 105-115.


Paesani, K. (2011). Research in language-literature instruction: Meeting the call for change? Annual Review of Applied Linguistics, 31, 161-181.


Paran, A. (2008). The role of literature in instructed foreign language learning and teaching: An evidence-based survey. Language Teaching, 41 (4), 465-496.


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