Teaching Literature: A Companion

Teaching Literature: A Companion

by T. Agathocleous
     
 

ISBN-10: 0333987934

ISBN-13: 9780333987933

Pub. Date: 11/25/2002

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK

In Teaching Literature scholars explain how they think about their everyday experience in the classroom, using the tools of their ongoing scholarly projects and engaging with current debates in literary studies. Until recently, teaching has played second fiddle to literary research as a mode of knowledge in academia, leaving new teachers with nowhere to turn for…  See more details below

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In Teaching Literature scholars explain how they think about their everyday experience in the classroom, using the tools of their ongoing scholarly projects and engaging with current debates in literary studies. Until recently, teaching has played second fiddle to literary research as a mode of knowledge in academia, leaving new teachers with nowhere to turn for advice about teaching and no forum for discussion of the difficulties and opportunities they face in the classroom.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780333987933
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date:
11/25/2002
Edition description:
2003
Pages:
197
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword; G. Levine Acknowledgements Notes on Contributors Introduction; A. Dean & T. Agathocleous PART I : FIELDS OF STUDY I; G. Burger & S. F.Kruger Grub Street : The Literary and the Literatory in Eighteenth-Century Britain; J.O'Brien Teaching the Victorians in a Postmodern Stage; N.Henry Towards Desegregating Syllabi: Teaching American Literary Realism & Racial Uplift Fiction; M.Birnbaum Teaching Philosophically; S.Anger Taking Lyrics Literally: Teaching Poetry in a Prose Culture; C. Alteri PART II: TEACHING RITUALS OLD AND NEW Re-writing Texts, Re-constructing the Subject: Work & Play on the Critical-Creative Interface; R.Pope Schooling Misery: The Ominous Threat and the Eminent Promise of the Popular Reader; R.Miller The River and the Chestnut Tree: When Students Already Know the Answers; A.Dean The Place of the Implicit in Literary Discovery: Designing a Part-Time M.A.; P.Davis From Teaching in Class to Teaching Online: Preserving Community and Communication; S.J.Dauer 'Subjest: RE: I absolutely *HATED* Acebe's Things Fall Apart ' : Teaching World Literature on the World Wide Web; T.Agathocleous & J.Enteen APPENDICES Appendix I : Web Resources for Teaching Literature Appendix II : Bibliography of Resources on Teaching Literature Index

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