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Margins in the classroom [electronic resource] : teaching literature / Kostas Myrsiades and Linda S. Myrsiades, editors.

Publication:
Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, c1994.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (226 p.)
Series:
Pedagogy and cultural practice ; v. 2.
Pedagogy and cultural practice ; v. 2
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Subjects:
Literature -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- United States.
Literature -- Philosophy.
Criticism.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Brings together established scholars and emerging voices from diverse backgrounds to show how politics and theory can and do affect the most pressing problems confronting the contemporary teacher of literature. The essays in this volume go beyond questioning and examining existing practices to suggest fresh approaches to teaching the expanding literary canon within the context of the politics of the educational institution.
Contents:
Contents; Introduction; 1 Rethinking the Boundaries of Educational Discourse: Modernism, Postmodernism, and Feminism; 2 Chances of Being Kind: Rorty, Irony, and Teaching Modern Literature; 3 The Political Responsibility of the Teaching of Literatures; 4 Literacy and Literature: Making or Consuming Culture?; 5 (Post)modern Critical Theory and the Articulations of Critical Pedagogies; 6 The Politics of Teaching Literature: The ""Paedagogical Effect""; 7 Discipline and Resistance: The Subjects of Writing and the Discourses of Instruction; 8 Subversion and Oppositionality in the Academy
9 Entitlement and Empowerment: Claims on Canonicity10 Canon: New Testament to Derrida; 11 Freud, Lacan, and the Subject of Cultural Studies; Contributors; Index
Notes:
"Earlier versions of these chapters appeared in College literature 17.2/3 (June-October 1990) and 18.2 June 1991)"--T.p. verso.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Myrsiades, Kostas.
Myrsiades, Linda S.
ISBN:
0-8166-8538-X
OCLC:
476093464
Publisher Number:
9780816623204