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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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  • Histoire de la Marquise by Joan DeJean
    Histoire de la Marquise (French, Paperback) Joan DeJean

    The beautiful Marquise de Banneville meets a handsome marquis, and they fall in love. But the young woman is actually a young man (brought up as a girl and completely in the dark about her - or his - true sex), while the marquis is actually a young woman who likes to cross-dress. Will they live happily every after?

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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 $24.35
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • An Anthology of Modern Urdu Poetry by M. A. R. Habib
    An Anthology of Modern Urdu Poetry (Multiple languages, Paperback) M. A. R. Habib

    The modern Urdu poets presented in this book offer a fascinating range of forms and styles as well as a complex commentary on the experience - personal, religious, cultural, political - of the issues and dilemmas of the twentieth century.

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  • Monsieur Venus by Melanie Hawthorne
    Monsieur Venus (Multiple languages, Paperback) Melanie Hawthorne

    In this key text from the French decadent movement, an aristocratic young woman becomes enamoured of a young man who makes artificial flowers for a living.

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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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  • 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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  • 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 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 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 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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