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Approaches to Teaching Achebe's Things Fall Apart
Chinua Achebe's Things Fall Apart, with sales exceeding three million copies, is one of the most widely read works of contemporary fiction. A classic of African literature, it is taught... more info

Editor(s): Bernth Lindfors
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Approaches to Teaching Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale and Other Works
Margaret Atwood's works, especially The Handmaid's Tale, are widely taught not only in literature courses but also in economics, political science, sociology, film, and business courses. ... more info

Editor(s): Sharon R. Wilson, Thomas B. Friedman, Shannon Hengen
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Approaches to Teaching Beckett's Waiting for Godot
Waiting for Godot offers as much of a challenge in the classroom today as it did to its early audiences in the 1950s. It has become "the centerpiece of a... more info

Editor(s): June Schlueter, Enoch Brater
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Approaches to Teaching the Works of Italo Calvino
“The volume’s readability and bibliographic and pedagogical detail and each essay’s careful framework render the volume valuable for nonspecialists, for Italianists, and for Calvino specialists, too.” Tommasina Gabriele, Wheaton College,... more info

Editor(s): Franco Ricci


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Approaches to Teaching Camus's The Plague
Thirty-five years ago Germaine Brée wrote that The Plague "is, within its limits, a great novel, the most disturbing, most moving novel yet to have come out of the chaos... more info

Editor(s): Steven G. Kellman
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Approaches to Teaching Cather's My Ántonia
Unlike many other great works of English literature, My Ántonia is immediately accessible to today's students. "Cather's novel is so clear," Susan J. Rosowski says, "so apparently effortless, that it... more info

Editor(s): Susan J. Rosowski


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Approaches to Teaching Coetzee’s Disgrace and Other Works
“The sheer range of critical and pedagogical approaches canvased is little short of astonishing, and the ingenuity and effort that these teachers of Coetzee put into preparing their courses should... more info

Editor(s): Laura Wright, Jane Poyner, Elleke Boehmer


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Approaches to Teaching Collodi's Pinocchio and Its Adaptations
"Sherberg has gathered an array of scholars in various disciplines to approach Collodi's famous work from the multiple perspectives the text itself demands. . . . [These] essays will be... more info

Editor(s): Michael Sherberg


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Approaches to Teaching Conrad's "Heart of Darkness" and "The Secret Sharer"
Conrad's "Heart of Darkness" and "The Secret Sharer" are among the most taught and studied works of twentieth-century British fiction. ... more info

Editor(s): Hunt Hawkins, Brian W. Shaffer
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Approaches to Teaching Eliot's Poetry and Plays
According to a survey of English teachers, most students are introduced to T. S. Eliot's poetry during the first two years of college. ... more info

Editor(s): Jewel Spears Brooker


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Approaches to Teaching Ellison's Invisible Man
Teachers of Invisible Man differ about which aspect of Ralph Ellison's novel deserves the most emphasis. According to Susan Resneck Parr, a coeditor of this volume, "some [teachers] argue that... more info

Editor(s): Susan Resneck Parr, Pancho Savery
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Approaches to Teaching the Works of Louise Erdrich
This volume seeks to enrich teachers--and students--understanding of the fictional world Louise Erdrich creates and to address the challenges of teaching her novels and poetry. ... more info

Editor(s): Greg Sarris, Connie A. Jacobs, James R. Giles
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Approaches to Teaching Faulkner’s As I Lay Dying
"This volume of essays on As I Lay Dying will fill a longtime need for teachers and students of Faulkner. The editors have provided us with an aid that should... more info

Editor(s): Patrick O'Donnell, Lynda Zwinger


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Approaches to Teaching Faulkner's The Sound and the Fury
The works of William Faulkner have become part of the undergraduate canon in the decades since he received the Nobel Prize in 1950. While many of Faulkner's novels and stories... more info

Editor(s): Stephen Hahn, Arthur F. Kinney
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Approaches to Teaching Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby
"Approaches to Teaching Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby offers instructors a resource they did not have before—a comprehensive guidebook with materials and approaches for more scholarly instruction." F. Scott Fitzgerald Review... more info

Editor(s): Jackson R. Bryer, Nancy P. VanArsdale


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Approaches to Teaching García Márquez's One Hundred Years of Solitude
Critics have read One Hundred Years of Solitude as a cultural document, as a revolutionary narrative, and as a high point of early postmodernism. ... more info

Editor(s): María Elena de Valdés, Mario J. Valdés
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Approaches to Teaching Gilman's "The Yellow Wall-Paper" and Herland
Although the rediscovery in 1973 of the long-forgotten story "The Yellow Wall-Paper" (1892), by Charlotte Perkins Gilman, met an enthusiastic reception, no one expected the enormous impact it would have,... more info

Editor(s): Denise D. Knight, Cynthia J. Davis


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Approaches to Teaching Grass's The Tin Drum
"Indispensible to any teacher preparing to tackle Grass’s challenging novel." Deutsch: Lehren und Lernen The career of Günter Grass began dramatically in 1959, with the publication of his first... more info

Editor(s): Monika Shafi


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Approaches to Teaching H.D.’s Poetry and Prose
"An impressive volume . . . I am struck by the richness and variety of approaches to teaching H.D." Cynthia Hogue, Arizona State University The poet Hilda Doolittle (H.D.)... more info

Editor(s): Annette Debo, Lara Vetter


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Approaches to Teaching Henry James's Daisy Miller and The Turn of the Screw
Daisy Miller and The Turn of the Screw, two of Henry James's most frequently taught works, have great appeal to both students and instructors. ... more info

Editor(s): Kimberly C. Reed, Peter G. Beidler


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Approaches to Teaching Joyce's Ulysses
Ulysses is generally recognized as the most influential of all modernist literary texts, and seven decades after its publication the novel continues to fascinate, tease, and engage students. ... more info

Editor(s): Kathleen McCormick, Erwin R. Steinberg
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Approaches to Teaching Kafka's Short Fiction
Ever since English-speaking readers "discovered" Kafka in the 1950s, his works have been a cornerstone of undergraduate world literature studies. ... more info

Editor(s): Richard T. Gray
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Approaches to Teaching Kingston's The Woman Warrior
One of the goals of Approaches to Teaching Kingston's The Woman Warrior is "to introduce teachers and students to the larger body of Asian American and ethnic literature [and] to... more info

Editor(s): Shirley Geok-lin Lim
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Approaches to Teaching the Works of D. H. Lawrence
Lawrence's forceful language, imagery, and rhythms can make readers feel they are being attacked or challenged. ... more info

Editor(s): M. Elizabeth Sargent, Garry Watson


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Approaches to Teaching Lessing's The Golden Notebook
When The Golden Notebook was published in 1962, Irving Howe called it "the most exciting piece of new fiction" produced in the decade. ... more info

Editor(s): Carey Kaplan, Ellen Cronan Rose


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Approaches to Teaching the Works of Naguib Mahfouz
“This volume’s usefulness for teachers and students of Mahfouz as well as for undergraduate and graduate courses on the Arabic novel and surveys of Arabic or world literature is beyond... more info

Editor(s): Waïl S. Hassan, Susan Muaddi Darraj


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Approaches to Teaching Mann's Death in Venice and Other Short Fiction
Widely taught in undergraduate and graduate courses, the works of Thomas Mann, the 1929 Nobel Prize laureate for literature, continue to fascinate readers. ... more info

Editor(s): Jeffrey B. Berlin


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Approaches to Teaching the Works of Carmen Martín Gaite
“Carmen Martín Gaite is one of the most important Spanish writers of the twentieth century. The diversity and complexity of her work, which includes fiction, essays, children’s literature, poetry, and... more info

Editor(s): Joan L. Brown


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Approaches to Teaching Miller's Death of a Salesman
"If one were to hazard a guess as to what American play is the most studied at the university level," writes Matthew C. Roudané, "it might not be too fanciful... more info

Editor(s): Matthew C. Roudané


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Approaches to Teaching Momaday's The Way to Rainy Mountain
The 1969 Pulitzer Prize winner for literature, N. Scott Momaday is considered one of the greatest of twentieth-century Native American writers. ... more info

Editor(s): Kenneth M. Roemer
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Approaches to Teaching the Novels of Toni Morrison
Teachers started assigning the novels of Toni Morrison long before she won the 1993 Nobel Prize in literature and before there was a significant body of secondary literature on the... more info

Editor(s): Nellie Y. McKay, Kathryn Earle
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Approaches to Teaching Nabokov's Lolita
"Professors Kuzmanovich and Diment have compiled a volume that can only improve the teaching of Nabokov’s best-known work." Slavic and East European Journal "The volume provides a wide array of... more info

Editor(s): Zoran Kuzmanovich, Galya Diment


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Approaches to Teaching the Works of Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o
“Lovesey’s collection of essays is exemplary. It covers the full range of Ngũgĩ’s output both as a creative writer and as a critic, and it focuses on texts that are... more info

Editor(s): Oliver Lovesey


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Approaches to Teaching the Works of Tim O’Brien
"This new Approaches collection is both for aficionados of Tim O’Brien (and Vietnam literature) and for those with somewhat broader literary interests. I have nothing but glowing praise for its... more info

Editor(s): Alex Vernon, Catherine Calloway


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Approaches to Teaching Proust's Fiction and Criticism
Since the first volume of Proust's A la recherche du temps perdu was published, in 1913, the work has challenged readers and critics by stretching the genre of the novel:... more info

Editor(s): Elyane Dezon-Jones, Inge Crosman Wimmers


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Approaches to Teaching Puig's Kiss of the Spider Woman
"This is a remarkable collection of first-rate essays. The various discourses and approaches—political, sexual, intertexual, cinematic—all bounce off each other well and inform each other." Bruce Williams, William Paterson University... more info

Editor(s): Daniel Balderston, Francine Masiello


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Approaches to Teaching Pynchon's The Crying of Lot 49 and Other Works
"This helpful volume will benefit all who engage with Pynchon's work. Highly recommended." Choice "Highly recommended for college library literary studies collections." Midwest Book Review The Crying of Lot 49,... more info

Editor(s): Thomas H. Schaub


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Approaches to Teaching Wiesel's Night
"Rosen's collection is a valuable source for teachers, providing multiple perspectives and insight into the many levels of interpretation of a seminal Holocaust memoir." S. Lillian Kremer, author, Women's Holocaust... more info

Editor(s): Alan Rosen


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Approaches to Teaching Woolf’s Mrs. Dalloway
"Whether teaching the novel for the first or twentieth time, whether in an undergraduate survey course or a doctoral seminar on Virginia Woolf, teachers will be thrilled to have such... more info

Editor(s): Eileen Barrett and Ruth O. Saxton


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Approaches to Teaching Woolf's To the Lighthouse
Many instructors find Woolf's fifth novel her most accessible because it grapples with issues that interest students. The essays in this collection show how teachers can tackle the often threatening... more info

Editor(s): Beth Rigel Daugherty, Mary Beth Pringle
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Approaches to Teaching Wright's Native Son
Richard Wright predicted that Bigger Thomas, his most powerful literary creation, would become "a symbolic figure of American life, a figure who would hold within him the prophecy of our... more info

Editor(s): James A. Miller


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A Bibliography of Stylistics and Related Criticism, 1967-83
We are currently out of stock of the paperback edition of this title. The cloth edition will be substituted at the paperback price. ... more info

Author(s): James R. Bennett
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Literary Research Guide
An Annotated Listing of Reference Sources in English Literary Studies (Fifth Edition)
Selected as an Outstanding Academic Title for 2008 by Choice and as one of the Times Literary Supplement's Books of the... more info

Author(s): James L. Harner
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Teaching the Graphic Novel
"Professors and teachers thinking of introducing graphic narratives in their courses, or of creating a dedicated class for this popular genre, will do well to consult it and profit from... more info

Editor(s): Stephen E. Tabachnick
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Teaching Italian American Literature, Film, and Popular Culture
"This journey through the diverse and varied legacy of the Italian American experience constitutes an innovative tool and resource guide for many other fields and disciplines." Simona Zecchi, i-Italy... more info

Editor(s): Edvige Giunta, Kathleen Zamboni McCormick


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Teaching Literature and Language Online
"Technology has progressed from what some might have thought was a passing fad to occupy center stage in many English and foreign language departments. This is a very rich set... more info

Editor(s): Ian Lancashire


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Teaching Narrative Theory
"Simply one of the most coherent and engaging academic books I’ve read in a good while." Garrett Stewart, University of Iowa The last two decades have seen a burst... more info

Editor(s): David Herman, Brian McHale, James Phelan


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Teaching North American Environmental Literature
"More than a study of nature writing, this collection of essays examines the influences that have shaped the field, such as African American, American Indian, Canadian, and Chicano literature." Book... more info

Editor(s): Laird Christensen, Mark C. Long, Fred Waage
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Teaching the Representation of the Holocaust
"Can the story be told?" Jorge Semprun asked after his liberation from Buchenwald. The question is addressed from many angles in this volume of essays on teaching about the Holocaust. ... more info

Editor(s): Marianne Hirsch, Irene Kacandes
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Teaching Representations of the Spanish Civil War
"This volume is extremely valuable, not only for those contemplating teaching a course related to the Spanish Civil War (on either the war or any aspect of Spanish culture since... more info

Editor(s): Noël Valis
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A Resource Guide to Asian American Literature
An informative and original collection of twenty-five essays, the Resource Guide to Asian American Literature offers background materials for the study of this expanding discipline and suggests strategies and ideas... more info

Editor(s): Sau-ling Cynthia Wong, Stephen H. Sumida
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Modern French Literary Studies in the Classroom
Pedagogical Strategies
Modern French Literary Studies in the Classroom: Pedagogical Strategies investigates how teaching practices can address the changing status of literature in the French classroom ... more info

Editor(s): Charles J. Stivale


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Descent
Descent, a novella published in 1920, is set against the background of Jewish life in Russia and Ukraine during the turbulent period leading up to the October Revolution of 1917,... more info

Author(s): Dovid Bergelson

Translator(s): Joseph Sherman
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Opgang
Opgang, a novella published in 1920, is set against the background of Jewish life in Russia and Ukraine during the turbulent period leading up to the October Revolution of 1917,... more info

Author(s): Dovid Bergelson

Editor(s): Joseph Sherman
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Essential Encounters
Published in 1969, Essential Encounters is the first novel by a woman of sub-Saharan francophone Africa. Thérèse Kuoh-Moukoury, of Cameroon, wrote it "to inspire other women to write." Its story... more info

Author(s): Thérèse Kuoh-Moukoury

Translator(s): Cheryl Toman
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Letter to My Mother
"Edith Bruck's extraordinarily incisive memoir of her life in wartime Auschwitz is one of the most impressive works of its kind that I've seen in the last five or six... more info

Author(s): Edith Bruck

Translator(s): Brenda Webster with Gabriella Romani
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Lettera alla madre
"Edith Bruck's extraordinarily incisive memoir of her life in wartime Auschwitz is one of the most impressive works of its kind that I've seen in the last five or six... more info

Author(s): Edith Bruck

Editor(s): Gabriella Romani
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An Anthology of Modern Italian Poetry
In English Translation, with Italian Text
"An Anthology of Modern Italian Poetry will give you many hours of pleasure." Arts Spectrum "This dual-language anthology comes as a most welcome contribution to a still limited corpus... more info

Editor(s): Ned Condini

Translator(s): Ned Condini
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An Anthology of Modern Urdu Poetry
In English Translation, with Urdu Text
Currently spoken by almost 250 million people in Pakistan and India and the second most widely spoken language in Britain, Urdu has one of the richest literatures of all south... more info

Editor(s): M.A.R. Habib

Translator(s): M.A.R. Habib
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"Personality Disorders" and Other Stories (English translation)
"Millás is an important Spanish writer, and the stories are fun and thought-provoking. The translations are solid and retain the humor, irony, and satirical thrust of the original texts." Edward... more info

Author(s): Juan José Millás

Translator(s): Gregory B. Kaplan


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"Trastornos de carácter" y otros cuentos (Spanish text)
The stories of Juan José Millás, who began writing in the 1970s, depart from both the socially engaged, traditional realism and the linguistic experimentation of post-Francoist Spain. They are... more info

Author(s): Juan José Millás

Editor(s): Pepa Anastasio


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"The Signorina" and Other Stories
Greatly influenced by writers ranging from Dickens and Proust to Woolf and Colette, Anna Banti was a prominent figure on the Italian literary scene from the 1940s until her death... more info

Author(s): Anna Banti

Translator(s): Martha King, Carol Lazzaro-Weiss
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"La signorina" e altri racconti
Greatly influenced by writers ranging from Dickens and Proust to Woolf and Colette, Anna Banti was a prominent figure on the Italian literary scene from the 1940s until her death... more info

Author(s): Anna Banti

Editor(s): Carol Lazzaro-Weiss
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An Anthology of Spanish American Modernismo
In English Translation, with Spanish Text
"I was struck by how moving some of the translations are. These are among the very best translations of poetry from Spanish to English. This volume will be a wonderful... more info

Editor(s): Kelly Washbourne

Translator(s): Kelly Washbourne with Sergio Waisman


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"Torn Lace" and Other Stories
Although written a century ago, the sixteen stories by Emilia Pardo Bazán collected in this volume are strikingly relevant to contemporary concerns. ... more info

Author(s): Emilia Pardo Bazán

Translator(s): Maria Cristina Urruela
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"El encaje roto" y otros cuentos
Although written a century ago, the sixteen stories by Emilia Pardo Bazán collected in this volume are strikingly relevant to contemporary concerns. ... more info

Author(s): Emilia Pardo Bazán

Editor(s): Joyce Tolliver
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Contemporary Galician Cultural Studies
Between the Local and the Global
"Essential for the instructor offering classes or seminars in the topic. It is scholarly, thorough, and thought provoking. A groundbreaking book." Cristina Moreiras-Menor, University of Michigan Galicia occupies an... more info

Editor(s): Kirsty Hooper, Manuel Puga Moruxa


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Tales of Crossed Destinies
The Modern Turkish Novel in a Comparative Context
"A stunning achievement. This book should be a major contribution to the teaching of world literature. Seyhan has, I believe, 'reimagined' the Turkish novel in a way that makes it... more info

Author(s): Azade Seyhan
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