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Approaches to Teaching Austen's Emma
Critics of Austen's Emma have remarked on both its pleasures and its difficulties. ... more info

Editor(s): Marcia McClintock Folsom


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Approaches to Teaching Austen's Pride and Prejudice
Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice is one of the most popular and widely taught works of English literature. ... more info

Editor(s): Marcia McClintock Folsom
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Approaches to Teaching Balzac's Old Goriot
Old Goriot is not only the most read of Balzac's works but also one of the most commonly taught of all French novels. This collection of essays, as the editor... more info

Editor(s): Michal Peled Ginsburg


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Approaches to Teaching Baudelaire's Flowers of Evil
Charles Baudelaire's Flowers of Evil (Les Fleurs du Mal) may be the most influential, and perhaps the greatest, book of lyric poetry in French literature. ... more info

Editor(s): Laurence M. Porter


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Approaches to Teaching British Women Poets of the Romantic Period
Although British women poets such as Charlotte Turner Smith, Letitia Elizabeth Landon, and Felicia Hemans were influential and widely acknowledged during the Romantic period, only recently have many scholars and... more info

Editor(s): Stephen C. Behrendt, Harriet Kramer Linkin
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Approaches to Teaching Charlotte Brontë's Jane Eyre
Taught more frequently than any of Charlotte Brontë's other novels, Jane Eyre presents distinct problems for the contemporary undergraduate instructor, one being the work's sheer length. ... more info

Editor(s): Diane Long Hoeveler, Beth Lau
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Approaches to Teaching Emily Brontë's Wuthering Heights
"Wuthering Heights is a major literary text taught in a wide variety of courses, from freshman writing courses to graduate seminars. This excellent addition to the MLA Approaches to Teaching... more info

Editor(s): Sue Lonoff, Terri A. Hasseler


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Approaches to Teaching Byron's Poetry
As the volume editor, Frederick W. Shilstone, explains in his preface, this book originated in hallways, at conferences, and in classrooms, with colleagues and students "who share my enthusiasm for... more info

Editor(s): Frederick W. Shilstone
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Approaches to Teaching Chopin's The Awakening
An MLA survey taken in preparation for this volume indicates that teachers are using The Awakening in no fewer than twenty areas of the college curriculum--from freshman writing and textual... more info

Editor(s): Bernard Koloski
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Approaches to Teaching Coleridge's Poetry and Prose
Richard Matlak, the editor of this Approaches volume, depicts Coleridge as both a model student and an accomplished teacher. ... more info

Editor(s): Richard E. Matlak


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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 Dickens's Bleak House
"This splendid volume of essays does more to highlight Dickens's dazzling achievement in Bleak House than any critical intervention I have encountered. I found practices that will translate into my... more info

Editor(s): John O. Jordan, Gordon Bigelow


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Approaches to Teaching Dickens' David Copperfield
The novels of Charles Dickens have attracted a wide and enthusiastic readership since they first appeared in the mid-nineteenth century, and in recent decades their social, biographical, and psychological elements... more info

Editor(s): Richard J. Dunn


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Approaches to Teaching Dickinson's Poetry
The life and the range of topics and tones of Emily Dickinson suit her to be included in such courses as American literature, Romanticism, realism, nineteenth-century culture, and women's literary... more info

Editor(s): Robin Riley Fast, Christine Mack Gordon


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Approaches to Teaching Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
One of the most frequently taught slave narratives, Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass is assigned in many courses, including American and African American literature, African American studies, women's... more info

Editor(s): James C. Hall
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Approaches to Teaching Duras's Ourika
"A treasure trove and a valuable resource for students, teachers, and scholars in a variety of fields." Margaret Waller, French Review "Professors and students in French will particularly want to... more info

Editor(s): Mary Ellen Birkett, Christopher Rivers


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Approaches to Teaching Eliot's Middlemarch
Taught to undergraduates in introductory surveys as well as in specialized upper-division courses, Middlemarch presents challenges to both teachers and students--in its length, its rich philosophical and psychological insights, its... more info

Editor(s): Kathleen Blake


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Approaches to Teaching Flaubert's Madame Bovary
According to the editors of this collection of essays, Madame Bovary is "arguably the greatest novel of nineteenth-century France." ... more info

Editor(s): Laurence M. Porter, Eugene F. Gray
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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 Goethe's Faust
This volume provides help and encouragement to the teacher of Faust; it contains suggestions by teachers of German literature, Romance literatures, English and American literatures, comparative literature, history, and psychology. ... more info

Editor(s): Douglas J. McMillan
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Approaches to Teaching Gothic Fiction
The British and American Traditions
Recent decades have seen a revival of scholarly interest in Gothic fiction. Critics are attracted to the genre's exploration of irrationality, to its dark representation of the bourgeois family and... more info

Editor(s): Diane Long Hoeveler, Tamar Heller
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Approaches to Teaching Ibsen's A Doll House
Since its publication over a century ago, A Doll House has often been narrowly read as a single-thesis play--as a commentary on women's rights. ... more info

Editor(s): Yvonne Shafer
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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 Keats's Poetry
"Few poets are as congenial to undergraduates as Keats," write the volume editors. But they warn that if the poetry and the life and character of the poet are attractive... more info

Editor(s): Walter H. Evert, Jack W. Rhodes
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Approaches to Teaching Melville's Moby-Dick
Pondering the physical and metaphysical implications of the whale's circulatory system, the narrator of Moby-Dick says, "But how easy and how hopeless to teach these fine things!" ... more info

Editor(s): Martin Bickman


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Approaches to Teaching Poe's Prose and Poetry
"The essays provide practical activities that can be readily attempted by teachers who are open to a variety of pedagogical techniques—and who have been frustrated by students' preconceptions concerning Poe."... more info

Editor(s): Jeffrey Andrew Weinstock, Tony Magistrale


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Approaches to Teaching Scott’s Waverley Novels
"The contributors show teachers who are perhaps coming to Scott for the first time not simply how to teach Scott but also why they should." Peter J. Manning, Stony Brook... more info

Editor(s): Evan Gottlieb, Ian Duncan


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Approaches to Teaching Shelley's Frankenstein
Mary Shelley's Frankenstein is both a literary work very much rooted in its age and a cultural artifact that transcends period. ... more info

Editor(s): Stephen C. Behrendt
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Approaches to Teaching Shelley's Poetry
Shelley's poetry, admits Steven E. Jones in the Keats-Shelley Journal, has proved "difficult to study and to teach well." ... more info

Editor(s): Spencer Hall


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Approaches to Teaching Stendhal's The Red and the Black
"A novel is a mirror moving along a highway," writes Stendhal in The Red and the Black, his chronicle of French Restoration politics, class, and society on the eve of... more info

Editor(s): Dean de la Motte, Stirling Haig


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Approaches to Teaching the Works of Robert Louis Stevenson
“For teachers of Stevenson from K–12 through graduate study . . . first-rate scholars provide a sophisticated overview of his wide-ranging literary output.” Joseph McLaughlin, Ohio University ... more info

Editor(s): Caroline McCracken-Flesher


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Approaches to Teaching Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin
Although rarely found on college syllabi just two decades ago, Uncle Tom's Cabin is (according to an MLA survey) one of the most frequently named additions to nineteenth-century American literature... more info

Editor(s): Elizabeth Ammons, Susan Belasco


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Approaches to Teaching Thoreau's Walden and Other Works
In a recent survey of college teachers, Walden was mentioned more frequently than any other work as a text regularly included in nineteenth-century American literature courses. ... more info

Editor(s): Richard J. Schneider


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Approaches to Teaching Tolstoy's Anna Karenina
Tolstoy's Anna Karenina is probably the most often taught nineteenth-century Russian novel in the American academy. ... more info

Editor(s): Liza Knapp, Amy Mandelker


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Approaches to Teaching Whitman's Leaves of Grass
Called the great poet of America by the writer Max Eastman in 1943, Walt Whitman has in the past few decades secured a largely unchallenged place in the literary canon. ... more info

Editor(s): Donald D. Kummings


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Approaches to Teaching the Works of Oscar Wilde
"This is an exceptionally rich and comprehensive collection. Many will consult it for scholarly insights alone; those who read it for ideas on teaching Wilde will find a gold mine."... more info

Editor(s): Philip E. Smith ll


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Approaches to Teaching Wordsworth's Poetry
A central figure of the English Romantic movement and the author of scores of canonical works, William Wordsworth is a mainstay of literature courses ranging from freshmen surveys to upper-level... more info

Editor(s): Spencer Hall, Jonathan Ramsey
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The English Romantic Poets Collection
The English Romantic Poets Boxed Set contains seven paperback Approaches to Teaching volumes in a handsome black slipcase. ... more info
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The English Romantic Poets (4th edition)
The fourth edition of this classic bibliographic work covers scholarship on Blake, Wordsworth, Coleridge, Byron, Shelley, and Keats. ... more info

Editor(s): Frank Jordan
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Nineteenth-Century American Literature Collection
The Nineteenth-Century American Literature Collection contains seven Approaches to Teaching volumes (click on each title to get book information). MLA members receive a 20% discount on Approaches collections.
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Nineteenth-Century French Literature Collection
The Nineteenth-Century French Literature Collection contains five Approaches to Teaching volumes (click on each title to get book information). MLA members receive a 20% discount on Approaches collections.
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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 the Literatures of Early America
In this era of shifting geopolitical boundaries, numerous books and articles question what "American" literature is, what "the literary" is, and how what is called early American literature can best... more info

Editor(s): Carla Mulford
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Teaching Nineteenth-Century American Poetry
"This volume argues very powerfully that nineteenth-century American poetry encompasses much more than Whitman and Dickinson. This is an indispensable book and will be useful to both new and experienced... more info

Editor(s): Paula Bernat Bennett, Karen L. Kilcup, Philipp Schwieghauser


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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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The Transcendentalists
A Review of Research and Criticism
Essential for any collection of Americana, this volume is the first and only comprehensive bibliography of works on the Transcendentalists of the nineteenth century and their major contemporary critics. ... more info

Editor(s): Joel Myerson
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Confessions of a Poisoner, Written by Herself
"Whitinger and Spokeine’s work is a valuable contribution to the project of bringing lesser-known works to the attention of students and scholars." Sarah V. Eldridge, MLR "For students in German,... more info

Translator(s): Raleigh Whitinger, Diana Spokiene
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Bekenntnisse einer Giftmischerin, von ihr selbst geschrieben
"Whitinger and Spokeine’s work is a valuable contribution to the project of bringing lesser-known works to the attention of students and scholars." Sarah V. Eldridge, MLR "For students in German,... more info

Editor(s): Raleigh Whitinger, Diana Spokiene
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Gabriel: An English Translation
"Sand’s [play], with its probing of masculinity and femininity, its reflection on male and female education, love and friendship, women and the law . . . [is] an excellent addition... more info

Author(s): George Sand

Translator(s): Kathleen Robin Hart, Paul Fenouillet
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Gabriel: The Original French Text
"Sand’s [play], with its probing of masculinity and femininity, its reflection on male and female education, love and friendship, women and the law . . . [is] an excellent addition... more info

Author(s): George Sand

Editor(s): Kathleen Robin Hart
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Mademoiselle Giraud, My Wife
Adolphe Belot was the envy of his contemporaries Émile Zola and Gustave Flaubert: his books, unlike theirs, were best-sellers. He specialized in popular fiction that provided readers with just the... more info

Author(s): Adolphe Belot

Translator(s): Christopher Rivers
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Mademoiselle Giraud, ma femme
Adolphe Belot was the envy of his contemporaries Émile Zola and Gustave Flaubert: his books, unlike theirs, were best-sellers. He specialized in popular fiction that provided readers with just the... more info

Author(s): Adolphe Belot

Editor(s): Christopher Rivers
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Monsieur Vénus: A Materialist Novel
When the rich and well-connected Raoule de Vénérande becomes enamored of Jacques Silvert, a poor young man who makes artificial flowers for a living, she turns him into her mistress... more info

Author(s): Rachilde

Editor(s): Melanie Hawthorne, Liz Constable

Translator(s): Melanie Hawthorne
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Monsieur Vénus: Roman matérialiste
When the rich and well-connected Raoule de Vénérande becomes enamored of Jacques Silvert, a poor young man who makes artificial flowers for a living, she turns him into her mistress... more info

Author(s): Rachilde

Editor(s): Melanie Hawthorne, Liz Constable
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An Anthology of Nineteenth-Century Women's Poetry from France
"This well-documented bilingual anthology, with a wide range of translation styles, is a first-rate pedagogical tool." MLR "The selections in the volume are excellent and . . . will appeal... more info

Editor(s): Gretchen Schultz


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Ourika: An English Translation
John Fowles presents a remarkable translation of a nineteenth-century work that provided the seed for his acclaimed novel The French Lieutenant's Woman and that will astonish and haunt modern... more info

Author(s): Claire de Duras

Translator(s): John Fowles
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Ourika: The Original French Text
Based on a true story, Claire de Duras's Ourika relates the experiences of a Senegalese girl who is rescued from slavery and raised by an aristocratic French family during... more info

Author(s): Claire de Duras

Editor(s): Joan DeJean, Margaret Waller
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Sarah
An English Translation
"This edition of Sarah promises not only to expand the place of women's writing in the colonial archive but also to help bridge the gap between nineteenth- and twentieth-century francophone... more info

Author(s): Marceline Desbordes-Valmore

Translator(s): Deborah Jenson, Doris Y. Kadish


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Sarah
The Original French Text
"This edition of Sarah promises not only to expand the place of women's writing in the colonial archive but also to help bridge the gap between nineteenth- and twentieth-century francophone... more info

Author(s): Marceline Desbordes-Valmore

Editor(s): Deborah Jenson, Doris Y. Kadish


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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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Twilight: A Drama in Five Acts
Susanne Kord, the editor and translator of Twilight, discusses the reception of Bernstein's works--at first enthusiastic, then increasingly sexist--and the theme, in Twilight, of the culturally sanctioned oppression of women. ... more info

Author(s): Elsa Bernstein

Translator(s): Susanne Kord
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Dämmerung: Schauspiel in fünf Akten
Elsa Bernstein lived at the center of Munich's cultural life from the 1890s into the next century. Her literary salon was frequented by such authors as Rainer Maria Rilke, Theodor... more info

Author(s): Elsa Bernstein

Editor(s): Susanne Kord
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Victorian Novels in Serial
This handy volume provides a general introduction to the practice, followed by many Victorian novelists, of publishing their works in installments in newspapers and magazines. ... more info

Author(s): J. Don Vann
$50.00

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Victorian Periodicals
A Guide to Research (volume 2)
Essays on the interdisciplinary nature of periodicals research. ... more info

Editor(s): J. Don Vann, Rosemary T. VanArsdel


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Victorian Prose
A Guide to Research
Victorian nonfiction prose: the Carlyles, Thomas Babington Macaulay, John Henry Newman, John Stuart Mill, John Ruskin, Matthew Arnold, Walter Pater, the Oxford Movement: 1833–45, the critics, the unbelievers, and Victorian... more info

Editor(s): David J. DeLaura
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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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