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  • MLA Handbook by Modern Language Association
    MLA Handbook (English, Paperback) Modern Language Association

    The Modern Language Association, the authority on research and writing, takes a fresh look at documenting sources in the eighth edition of the MLA Handbook. Shorter and redesigned for easy use, the eighth edition of the MLA Handbook guides writers through the principles behind evaluating sources for their research.

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  • Approaches to Teaching "the Story of the Stone (Dream of the Red Chamber)" by Andrew Schonebaum
    Approaches to Teaching "the Story of the Stone (Dream of the Red Chamber)" (English, Paperback) Andrew Schonebaum

    The Story of the Stone (or Dream of the Red Chamber), a Chinese novel by Cao Xueqin and continued by Gao E, tells of an amazing garden, of a young man's choice between two beautiful women, of his journey toward enlightenment, and of the moral and financial decline of a powerful family.

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  • Teaching Modern Arabic Literature in Translation by Michelle Hartman
    Teaching Modern Arabic Literature in Translation (English, Paperback) Michelle Hartman

    Even as Arabic literature is increasingly being translated into English, the modern Arabic literary tradition is still often treated as other - controversial, dangerous, difficult, esoteric, or exotic. This volume examines modern Arabic literature in context and introduces creative teaching methods that reveal the literature's richness, relevance, and power to anglophone students.

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  • Introduction to Old Occitan by William D. Paden
    Introduction to Old Occitan (English, Paperback) William D. Paden

    Audio CD includes musical pieces performed by Elizabeth Aubrey....

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  • Ourika by John Fowles
    Ourika (English, Paperback) John Fowles

    Ourika relates the experiences of a Senegalese girl who is rescued from slavery and raised by an aristocratic French family during the French Revolution.

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  • Nihilist Girl by Natasha Kolchevska
    Nihilist Girl (English, Paperback) Natasha Kolchevska

    First published in Switzerland in 1892, finally printed in Russia in 1906, and never before translated into English, Nihilist Girl is the story of a young aristocrat who longs to devote her life to a cause.

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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 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 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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  • Teaching Narrative Theory by David Herman
    Teaching Narrative Theory (English, Paperback) David Herman

    Provides a comprehensive resource for instructors who aim to help students identify and understand the distinctive features of narrativity in a text or discourse and make use of the terms and concepts of the field. In twenty-one essays, the contributors discuss narrative theory's various teaching contexts; key concepts and; applications beyond printed texts; and impact on other areas of theory .

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  • An Introduction to Bibliographical and Textual Studies by Craig S. Abbott
    An Introduction to Bibliographical and Textual Studies (English, Paperback) Craig S. Abbott, William Proctor Williams

    To a reader of Joyce's Ulysses, it makes a difference whether one of Stephen Dedalus's first thoughts is `No mother' (as in the printed version) or `No, mother!' (as in the manuscript). The scholarship surrounding such textual differences is the focus of the fourth edition of William Proctor Williams and Craig S. Abbott's acclaimed handbook.

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  • Approaches to Teaching the Works of Gertrude Stein by Logan Esdale
    Approaches to Teaching the Works of Gertrude Stein (English, Paperback) Logan Esdale

    Offers pedagogical techniques for teaching the prose, poetry, plays, and libretti of Gertrude Stein in college literature and composition classrooms, including consideration of race, gender, sexuality, narrative, diversity, identity, and visual arts. Includes information on reference works and online resources. Gives syllabus suggestions for undergraduate and graduate courses.

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  • Teaching Representations of the First World War by Debra Rae Cohen
    Teaching Representations of the First World War (English, Paperback) Debra Rae Cohen

    The First World War was a conflict of unprecedented proportions that saw staggering loss of life. The catalyst for huge political and social changes, the war was in part shaped through propaganda, film, photography, poetry, memoir, and music. These artistic realms, in turn, influenced gender roles, the fate of empires, extreme political movements, and new aesthetic formations.The volume's scope...

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  • Approaches to Teaching Hugo's Les Miserables by Michal Ginsbug
    Approaches to Teaching Hugo's Les Miserables (English, Hardback) Michal Ginsbug

    The greatest work of one of France's greatest writers, Victor Hugo's Les Miserables seemed stylistically and even politically out of date when it was published in 1862. The novel's length, multiple narratives, and encyclopaedic digressiveness make it a pleasure to read but a challenge to teach. This volume is designed to address the needs of instructors in a variety of courses.

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  • Approaches to Teaching Baraka's Dutchman by Gerald Early
    Approaches to Teaching Baraka's Dutchman (English, Paperback) Gerald Early

    First performed in 1964, Amiri Baraka's play about a charged encounter between a black man and a white woman still has the power to shock. The play, steeped in the racial issues of its time, continues to speak to racial violence and inequality today. This volume offers strategies for guiding students through this short but challenging text.

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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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  • MLA Handbook by Modern Language Association
    MLA Handbook (English, Paperback) Modern Language Association

    The Modern Language Association, the authority on research and writing, takes a fresh look at documenting sources in the eighth edition of the MLA Handbook. Shorter and redesigned for easy use, the eighth edition of the MLA Handbook guides writers through the principles behind evaluating sources for their research.

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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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