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  • MLA Handbook
    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 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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  • Teaching the Graphic Novel
    Teaching the Graphic Novel (English, Paperback) Stephen Tabachnick

    Graphic novels are now appearing in a great variety of courses: composition, literature, drama, popular culture, travel, art, translation. The thirty-four essays in this volume explore issues that the new art form has posed for teachers at the university level.

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  • Ourika: An English Translation
    Ourika: An English Translation (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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  • Lettres de Mistriss Henley Publiees par Son Amie
    Lettres de Mistriss Henley Publiees par Son Amie (Multiple languages, Paperback) Joan Hinde Stewart

    The six letters composing this 1784 novel tell the story of a woman who has chosen a decent and affectionate man as her life's companion only to discover that she cannot bear sharing his life.

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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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  • Introduction to Old Occitan
    Introduction to Old Occitan (Multiple languages, Paperback) William D. Paden $25.08
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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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  • An Introduction to Bibliographical and Textual Studies
    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 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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  • Disciplinary Identities
    Disciplinary Identities (English, Paperback) Steven Mailloux

    What are the historical relations among academic disciplines focused on oral and written rhetoric? In Disciplinary Identities, Steven Mailloux examines the formation of English literary studies, speech communication, and composition, explaining how these fields came to be shaped and separated as they are today. In so doing, Mailloux illustrates the interpretive power of a technique he calls...

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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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  • Teaching the Latin American Boom
    Teaching the Latin American Boom (English, Paperback) Lucille Kerr

    Provides a wide range of options for teaching the complexities of the Latin American literary Boom of the 1960s and '70s, explores the influence of Boom works and authors, presents different frameworks for thinking about the Boom, proposes ways to approach it in the classroom, and provides resources for selecting materials for courses.

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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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  • Don Quixote
    Don Quixote (English, Paperback) Mikhail Afanasevich Bulgakov

    When Soviet censors approved Mikhail Bulgakov's stage adaptation of Don Quixote , they were unaware that they were sanctioning a subtle but powerful criticism of Stalinist rule.The volume's introduction provides background for Bulgakov's adaptation and compares Bulgakov with Cervantes and the twentieth-century Russian work with the seventeenth century Spanish work.

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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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  • Teaching the Literatures of the American Civil War
    Teaching the Literatures of the American Civil War (English, Hardback) Colleen Glenney Boggs

    When Abraham Lincoln met Harriet Beecher Stowe in 1863, he reportedly greeted her as "the little woman who wrote the book that started this Great War." To this day, Uncle Tom's Cabin serves as a touchstone for the war. Yet few works have been selected to represent the Civil War's literature, even though historians have filled libraries with books on the war itself. This volume helps teachers...

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