Masculinities In Text And Teaching

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This volume seeks to redress the balance of masculinity by examining the grammars of gender as these are acted out in the dialogues of Higher Education. Gender roles, whether of dominance or of marginality, are seen here as being negotiated simultaneously within texts and in the social performances of the classroom. Working through a number of short case studies, this book will be at once a contribution to the scholarship of teaching and to the debate on gender in culture.

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Overview

This volume seeks to redress the balance of masculinity by examining the grammars of gender as these are acted out in the dialogues of Higher Education. Gender roles, whether of dominance or of marginality, are seen here as being negotiated simultaneously within texts and in the social performances of the classroom. Working through a number of short case studies, this book will be at once a contribution to the scholarship of teaching and to the debate on gender in culture.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780230003415
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Publication date: 1/1/2008
  • Edition description: First Edition
  • Pages: 240
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.75 (d)

Meet the Author

BEN KNIGHTS is Professor of English and Cultural Studies at the University of Teesside, UK and Director of the English Subject Centre, Royal Holloway, University of London, UK

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Table of Contents

Masculinities in Text and Teaching—B. Knights
• Training to be an English Teacher—W. Martino
• Queer Teaching/Teaching Queer: Renaissance Masculinities in the Classroom—M. Dooley
• Charlotte Dacre's Nymphomaniacs and Demon Lovers—R. Chatterjee
• Reading Imperial Masculinities—J. Hewitt
• Masculinities in D.H. Lawrence—R. Burden
• Teaching African-American Masculinity—R. Carroll
• Academic Masculinity in De Lillo's White NoiseR. Helyer
• The Queer Studies Classroom—D. Allen
• Heroes of the Contemporary Epic Poem—C. Thurgar-Dawson
• Gender and Narrative Form—R. Page
• Atrocity and Transitivity—C. Yelland
• Teaching the Old Industrial Man—J. Beynon
• High Visibility: Teaching Ladlit—A. Ferrebe

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