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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, 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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  • Vergil's Aeneid
    Vergil's Aeneid (English, Paperback) William S Anderson $32.95
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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 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 Plays of August Wilson
    Approaches to Teaching the Plays of August Wilson (English, Paperback) Sandra G. Shannon

    The award-winning playwright August Wilson used drama as a medium to write a history of twentieth-century America through the perspectives of its black citizenry. In the plays of his Pittsburgh Cycle, including the Pulitzer Prize-winning Fences and The Piano Lesson, Wilson mixes African spirituality with the realism of the American theater and puts African American storytelling and performance...

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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) Jeanne Campbell Reesman

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

    Indiana, George Sand's first solo novel, opens with the eponymous heroine brooding and bored in her husband's French countryside estate, far from her native Ile Bourbon (now Reunion). Written in 1832, the novel appeared during a period of French history marked by revolution and regime change, civil unrest and labor concerns, and slave revolts and the abolitionist movement, when women faced rigid...

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

    Chaucer's Canterbury Tales was the subject of the first volume in the Approaches to Teaching series, published in 1980. But in the past thirty years, Chaucer scholarship has evolved dramatically, teaching styles have changed, and new technologies have created extraordinary opportunities for studying Chaucer. This second edition of Approaches to Teaching Chaucer's Canterbury Tales reflects the wide...

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  • Approaches to Teaching the Works of Assia Djebar
    Approaches to Teaching the Works of Assia Djebar (English, Hardback) Anne Donadey

    A significant and prolific francophone writer and filmmaker, Assia Djebar is celebrated for her experimental, multilingual prose and her nuanced, imaginative representations of Algeria. From her first novel, La soif (The Mischief), to her final book, Nulle part dans la maison de mon pere ("No Place in My Father's House"), she offers a wealth of pedagogical and theoretical possibilities. Part 1,...

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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

    This work aims to meet the varied needs of instructors, whether they teach Petrarch in Italian or translation, in surveys or in specialised courses, by providing a wealth of pedagogical approaches to Petrarch and his legacy.

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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, Paperback) Laurie Ellinghausen

    Shakespeare's history plays make up nearly a third of his corpus and feature iconic characters like Falstaff, the young Prince Hal, and Richard III - as well as unforgettable scenes like the storming of Harfleur. But these plays also present challenges for teachers, who need to help students understand shifting dynastic feuds, manifold concepta of political power, and early modern ideas of the...

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  • Approaches to Teaching Grass's the Tin Drum
    Approaches to Teaching Grass's the Tin Drum (English, Paperback) Monika Shafi

    The career of Gunter Grass began dramatically in 1959, with the publication of his first novel. The Tin Drum brought instant fame to the thirty-two-year-old author and led to his receiving the 1999 Nobel Prize in Literature. Translated into dozens of languages, the novel has sold over four million copies worldwide. Its status as a major text of postwar German literature, however, has not...

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  • Approaches to Teaching Faulkner's the Sound and the Fury
    Approaches to Teaching Faulkner's the Sound and the Fury (English, Hardback) Stephen Hahn, Arthur F. Kinney

    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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