A Readers Theatre Script Based on the Writings of William A. Owens

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This study includes an analysis of the autobiographies of William A. Owens, a contemporary writer, educator, and Texas folklorist; a discussion of Owens' educational experiences and attitudes; an explanation of Readers Theatre requirements; and a fifty to fifty-five minute Readers Theatre script, "Lighting the Lamp: William A. Owens' School Days in Pin Hook." The script portrays Owens as a Texas schoolboy and country schoolteacher and it conveys some of Owens' attitudes about education. The script was adapted from Owens' two autobiographies, This Stubborn Soil and A Season of Weathering, to be performed by junior and senior high school students.

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iii, 76 leaves : music

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Trantham, Ann Caldwell August 1977.

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This study includes an analysis of the autobiographies of William A. Owens, a contemporary writer, educator, and Texas folklorist; a discussion of Owens' educational experiences and attitudes; an explanation of Readers Theatre requirements; and a fifty to fifty-five minute Readers Theatre script, "Lighting the Lamp: William A. Owens' School Days in Pin Hook." The script portrays Owens as a Texas schoolboy and country schoolteacher and it conveys some of Owens' attitudes about education. The script was adapted from Owens' two autobiographies, This Stubborn Soil and A Season of Weathering, to be performed by junior and senior high school students.

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iii, 76 leaves : music

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Trantham, Ann Caldwell. A Readers Theatre Script Based on the Writings of William A. Owens, thesis, August 1977; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc663281/: accessed April 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .