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  • Approaches to Teaching Sand's Indiana by David A. Powell
    Approaches to Teaching Sand's Indiana (English, Paperback) David A. Powell

    Written in 1832, George Sand's Indianaappeared during a period of French history marked by revolution and regime change, civil unrest, and slave revolts, when women faced rigid social constraints and had limited rights within marriage. This volume gathers pedagogical essays that will enhance the teaching of Indiana and contribute to students' understanding and appreciation of the novel.

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  • Approaches to Teaching Chaucer's Canterbury Tales by Peter W. Travis
    Approaches to Teaching Chaucer's Canterbury Tales (English, Paperback) Peter W. Travis

    This second edition of Approaches to Teaching Chaucer's Canterbury Tales reflects the wide variety of contexts in which students encounter the poem and the diversity of perspectives and methods instructors bring to it. Perennial topics such as class, medieval marriage, genre, and tale order rub shoulders with considerations of violence, postcoloniality, masculinities, race, and food.

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  • Approaches to Teaching Coetzee's 'Disgrace' and Other Works by Elleke Boehmer
    Approaches to Teaching Coetzee's 'Disgrace' and Other Works (English, Paperback) Elleke Boehmer

    The novels of the South African writer J. M. Coetzee won him global recognition and the Nobel Prize in Literature in 2003. His work offers substantial pedagogical richness and challenges. Coetzee treats such themes as race, aging, gender, animal rights, power, violence, colonial history and accountability, the silent or silenced other, sympathy, and forgiveness in an allusive and detached prose...

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  • Approaches to Teaching the Works of Charles W. Chesnutt by Susanna Ashton
    Approaches to Teaching the Works of Charles W. Chesnutt (English, Hardback) Susanna Ashton

    Growing up in Cleveland after the Civil War and during the brutal rollback of Reconstruction and the onset of Jim Crow, Charles W. Chesnutt could have passed as white but chose to identify himself as black. An intellectual and activist involved with the NAACP who engaged in debate with Booker T. Washington and W. E. B. Du Bois, he wrote fiction and essays that addressed issue as various as...

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  • Approaches to Teaching Wiesel's Night by Alan Rosen
    Approaches to Teaching Wiesel's Night (English, Paperback) Alan Rosen

    The seventeen essays of this volume in the MLA series Approaches to Teaching World Literature examine the historical, cultural, and literary contexts of Wiesel's book as well as strategies for teaching it in the classroom.

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  • Approaches to Teaching the Works of Orhan Pamuk by Sevinc Turkkan
    Approaches to Teaching the Works of Orhan Pamuk (English, Hardback) Sevinc Turkkan

    Winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature in 2006, Orhan Pamuk is Turkey's preeminent novelist and internationally recognized figure of letters. Influenced by both Turkish and European literature, his works interrogate problems of modernity and of East and West in the Turkish context and incorporate the Ottoman legacy linguistically and thematically. The stylistic and thematic aspects of his novels,...

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  • Approaches to Teaching the Works of Orhan Pamuk by Sevinc Turkkan
    Approaches to Teaching the Works of Orhan Pamuk (English, Paperback) Sevinc Turkkan

    Winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature in 2006, Orhan Pamuk is Turkey's preeminent novelist and internationally recognized figure of letters. Influenced by both Turkish and European literature, his works interrogate problems of modernity and of East and West in the Turkish context and incorporate the Ottoman legacy linguistically and thematically. The stylistic and thematic aspects of his novels,...

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  • Approaches to Teaching the Writings of Emilia Pardo Bazan by Margot Versteeg
    Approaches to Teaching the Writings of Emilia Pardo Bazan (English, Hardback) Margot Versteeg

    "Emilia Pardo Bazan is without a doubt the most prolific and influential woman writer of late-nineteenth-century Spain", write the editors of this volume. Her writings cover topics from science and technology to fashion and gender equality. This volume provides biographical and critical resources, and explores Pardo-Bazan's engagement with contemporary literary movements, feminism and gender.

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  • Approaches to Teaching Byron's Poetry by Frederick W. Shilstone
    Approaches to Teaching Byron's Poetry (English, Hardback) Frederick W. Shilstone

    Now at seventy-three volumes, this popular MLA series (ISSN 1059-1133) addresses a broad range of literary texts. Each volume surveys teaching aids and critical material and brings together essays that apply a variety of perspectives to teaching the text. Upper-level undergraduate and graduate students, student teachers, education specialists, and teachers in all humanities disciplines will find...

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  • Approaches to Teaching Emily Bronte's Wuthering Heights by Modern Language Association
    Approaches to Teaching Emily Bronte's Wuthering Heights (English, Hardback) Modern Language Association

    Among the classroom strategies described in part 2, "Approaches," are the following: - Uncovering the hidden elements of race, gender, and class through close analysis of the narrative- Teaching the novel from the vantage point of gothic conventions, biographies of Bronte family members, and the debates about the place of the novel in the canon- Familiarizing students with historical and legal...

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  • Approaches to Teaching Shakespeare's Hamlet by Bernice W. Kliman
    Approaches to Teaching Shakespeare's Hamlet (English, Paperback) Bernice W. Kliman

    This Approaches volume culls from thousands of works on Hamlet those editions, anthologies, reference materials, films, and Web sites that will be of greatest help to teachers. The essays present a wide array of techniques and tips for presenting the play to students.

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  • Approaches to Teaching Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings and Other Works by Leslie A. Donovan
    Approaches to Teaching Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings and Other Works (English, Paperback) Leslie A. Donovan

    "This work fills a major need. It will give graduate students and experienced professors alike the confidence to teach Tolkien and the ability to construct a meaningful and challenging course." - Janet Brennan Croft, University of Oklahoma

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  • Approaches to Teaching the Middle English Pearl by Jane Beal
    Approaches to Teaching the Middle English Pearl (English, Paperback) Jane Beal

    The moving, richly allegorical poem Pearl was written in Middle English by the anonymous author who likely also penned Sir Gawain and the Green Knight. Part 1 of this volume introduces instructors to the many resources available for teaching Pearl. The essays in part 2 offer instructors tools for introducing students to critical issues associated with the poem.

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  • Approaches to Teaching Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby by Jackson R. Bryer
    Approaches to Teaching Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby (English, Paperback) Jackson R. Bryer

    "Who is this Gatsby anyhow?" Answering that question, voiced by one of the book's characters, is fundamental to teaching F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby. Although there is no simple answer, classroom analysis of this classic American novel can lead to a rich exploration of the colorful yet contradictory period Fitzgerald dubbed the Jazz Age. The novel also prompts considerations of...

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  • Approaches to Teaching Shelley's Frankenstein by Stephen C. Behrendt
    Approaches to Teaching Shelley's Frankenstein (English, Paperback) Stephen C. Behrendt

    Now at seventy-three volumes, this popular MLA series (ISSN 10591133) addresses a broad range of literary texts. Each volume surveys teaching aids and critical material and brings together essays that apply a variety of perspectives to teaching the text. Upper-level undergraduate and graduate students, student teachers, education specialists, and teachers in all humanities disciplines will find...

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  • Approaches to Teaching the Works of Charles W. Chesnutt by Susanna Ashton
    Approaches to Teaching the Works of Charles W. Chesnutt (English, Paperback) Susanna Ashton

    Growing up in Cleveland after the Civil War and during the brutal rollback of Reconstruction and the onset of Jim Crow, Charles W. Chesnutt could have passed as white but chose to identify himself as black. An intellectual and activist involved with the NAACP who engaged in debate with Booker T. Washington and W. E. B. Du Bois, he wrote fiction and essays that addressed issue as various as...

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  • Approaches to Teaching Lazarillo de Tormes and the Picaresque Tradition by Dr. Anne J. Cruz
    Approaches to Teaching Lazarillo de Tormes and the Picaresque Tradition (English, Paperback) Dr. Anne J. Cruz

    This volume in the Approaches to Teaching series considers the range and depth of O'Brien's writing, with an emphasis on works that focus on the Vietnam War. Part 1, "Materials," provides information on O'Brien's life and an overview of his literary output. It also directs readers to critical and reference works on subjects encountered in O'Brien's writing. The twenty-three essays in part 2,...

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  • Approaches to Teaching Woolf's Mrs. Dalloway by Eileen Barrett
    Approaches to Teaching Woolf's Mrs. Dalloway (English, Paperback) Eileen Barrett

    Mrs. Dalloway is considered a central work in Virginia Woolf's oeuvre and in the modernist canon. It not only addresses historical and cultural issues such as war, colonialism, class, politics, marriage, sexuality, and psychology but also reimagines the novel form. Moreover, Mrs. Dalloway continues to grow in its influence and visibility, inspiring adaptations in film, theater, print, and other...

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