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  • Approaches to Teaching Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings and Other Works
    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 Sand's Indiana
    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 Byron's Poetry
    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 Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings and Other Works
    Approaches to Teaching Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings and Other Works (English, Hardback) 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 Works of John Dryden
    Approaches to Teaching the Works of John Dryden (English, Paperback) Jayne Lewis

    "Offers pedagogical techniques . . . including bringing issues of translation, adaptation, religion, literary rivalry, criticism, and occasional poetry . . . . Genres covered include satire, elegy, heroic tragedy, and comedy. Includes information on editions, translations, reference works, biographies, and online resources"--

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  • Approaches to Teaching the Novels of Henry Fielding
    Approaches to Teaching the Novels of Henry Fielding (English, Paperback) Jennifer Preston Wilson

    "Offers pedagogical techniques for teaching Henry Fielding's novels, bringing considerations of epic, comedy, romance, religion, law, politics, class, gender, narrative voice, style, formalism, historicism, and book history into the college classroom. Includes information on editions, reference works, biographies, and online resources. Gives syllabus suggestions for undergraduate and graduate...

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  • Approaches to Teaching Woolf's Mrs. Dalloway
    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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  • Approaches to Teaching Baudelaire's Prose Poems
    Approaches to Teaching Baudelaire's Prose Poems (English, Hardback) Cheryl Krueger

    A prolific poet, art critic, essayist, and translator, Charles Baudelaire is best known for his volumes of verse and prose poems. This volume explores his prose poems, which depict Paris during the Second Empire and offer compelling and fraught representations of urban expansion, social change, and modernity.

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  • Approaches to Teaching the Works of Jack London
    Approaches to Teaching the Works of Jack London (English, Paperback) Kenneth K. Brandt

    "This outstanding volume invites instructors to consider a much larger number of works than are generally assigned. It provides a solid grounding in the literary and historical context necessary for newcomers to London and fresh ideas for those who have taught the canonical texts before." - John Dudley, University of South Dakota.

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  • Approaches to Teaching Aphra Behn's 'Oroonoko'
    Approaches to Teaching Aphra Behn's 'Oroonoko' (English, Paperback) Cynthia Richards

    Once merely a footnote in Restoration and eighteenth century studies and rarely taught, Oroonoko; or, The Royal Slave (1688), by Aphra Behn, is now essential reading for scholars and a classroom favourite. It appears in general surveys and in courses on early modern British writers, postcolonial literature, American literature, women's literature, drama, the slave narrative, and autobiography....

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  • Approaches to Teaching Shakespeare's Hamlet
    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 Coetzee's 'Disgrace' and Other Works
    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 Novels of Nella Larsen
    Approaches to Teaching the Novels of Nella Larsen (English, Paperback) Jacquelyn Y. McLendon

    Nella Larsen's novels Quicksand and Passing, published at the height of the Harlem Renaissance, fell out of print and ere thus little known for many years. Now widely available and taught, Quicksand and Passing challenge conventional "tragic mulatta" and "passing" narratives. This volume offers approaches for teaching these two important novels.

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  • Approaches to Teaching Chaucer's Canterbury Tales
    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 Petrarch's 'Canzoniere' and the Petrarchan Tradition
    Approaches to Teaching Petrarch's 'Canzoniere' and the Petrarchan Tradition (English, Paperback) Christopher Kleinhenz

    One of the most important authors of the Middle Ages, Petrarch occupies a complex position: historically, he is a medieval author, but, philosophically, he heralds humanism and the Renaissance. Teachers of Petrarch's Canzoniere and his formative influence on the canon of Western European poetry face particular challenges. Petrarch's poetic style brings together the classical tradition,...

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  • Approaches to Teaching Faulkner's As I Lay Dying
    Approaches to Teaching Faulkner's As I Lay Dying (English, Paperback) Patrick O'Donnell

    As I Lay Dying is considered by many both the most enigmatic and the most accessible of Faulkner's major works. It is also the most dramatic; the journey of the Bundrens, a family of poor farmers in the South in the early twentieth century, unfolds like a one-act play, full of natural disaster and human madness. Taught in high school, college, and graduate courses, the novel lends itself to a wide...

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  • Approaches to Teaching Shakespeare's English History Plays
    Approaches to Teaching Shakespeare's English History Plays (English, Hardback) Laurie Ellinghausen

    Shakespeare's history plays make up nearly a third of his corpus and feature iconic characters and unforgettable scenes. But these plays present challenges for teachers. Part 1 of this volume introduces instructors to the many available editions of the plays, the wealth of contectual and critical writings available, and other resources. Part 2 contains essays on various topics in the plays.

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  • Approaches to Teaching the Works of Oscar Wilde
    Approaches to Teaching the Works of Oscar Wilde (English, Hardback) Philip E., II Smith

    It is both a challenge and a pleasure to teach the works of Oscar Wilde, "the master of paradox," in the words of this volume's editor. Wilde wrote at a pivotal moment between the Victorian period and modernism, and his work is sometimes considered prescient of the postmodern age. He is now taught in a variety of university courses: in literature, theater, criticism, Irish studies, cultural...

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  • Approaches to Teaching Cervantes' Don Quixote
    Approaches to Teaching Cervantes' Don Quixote (English, Hardback) James A. Parr

    This second edition of Approaches to Teaching Cervantes's Don Quixote highlights dramatic changes in pedagogy and scholarship in the last thirty years: today, critics and teachers acknowledge that subject position, cultural identity, and political motivations afford multiple perspectives on the novel, and they examine both literary and sociohistorical contextualization with fresh eyes.

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  • Approaches to Teaching Coetzee's 'Disgrace' and Other Works
    Approaches to Teaching Coetzee's 'Disgrace' and Other Works (English, Hardback) 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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