Reading, Learning, Teaching Ralph Ellison

Reading, Learning, Teaching Ralph Ellison

by P. L. Thomas
     
 

Our English classrooms are often only as vibrant as the literature that we teach. This book explores the writing of African American author Ralph Ellison, who offers readers and students engaging fiction and non-fiction that confront the reader and the world. Here, teachers will find an introduction to Ellison’s works and an opportunity to explore how to

Overview

Our English classrooms are often only as vibrant as the literature that we teach. This book explores the writing of African American author Ralph Ellison, who offers readers and students engaging fiction and non-fiction that confront the reader and the world. Here, teachers will find an introduction to Ellison’s works and an opportunity to explore how to bring them into the classroom as a part of the reading and writing curriculum. This book attempts to confront what we teach and how we teach as instructors of literature through the vivid texts Ellison offers his readers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781433100901
Publisher:
Lang, Peter Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date:
04/04/2008
Series:
Confronting the Text, Confronting the World Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
143
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.06(h) x (d)

Meet the Author

The Author: P. L. Thomas, Assistant Professor of Education at Furman University (Greenville, South Carolina), taught high school English for eighteen years before entering higher education. He holds an Ed.D. from the University of South Carolina and has published Numbers Games (2004) and Teaching Writing Primer (2005), both with Peter Lang. He edits the series Confronting the Text, Confronting the World, in which he has authored volumes on Barbara Kingsolver, Kurt Vonnegut, and Margaret Atwood.

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