In part 2, “Approaches,” sixteen contributors describe strategies they have used to teach Achebe’s work.
Several essays were solicited from eminent African scholars who, having taught abroad, know firsthand the challenges of conveying cross-cultural understanding through African literature.
A detailed bibliography of journal articles, books and dissertations dating back to the 1920's and containing over 2.3 million citations from more than 4,400 journals & series and 1,000 book publishers.
Subjects consist of literature, language and linguistics, folklore, literary theory & criticism, dramatic arts, as well as the historical aspects of printing and publishing.
Her writings span a variety of genres and address such themes as identity, Canadian nationalism, struggle for survival, sexual politics, and shamanism; this rich and diverse range has proved fertile ground for teachers and critics alike.
have remarked on both its pleasures and its difficulties.
Teachers seeking to introduce Austen’s intricate, subtly crafted world to new readers often find that students are put off by the novel’s seeming lack of action and preoccupation with the details of daily life.
This volume in the MLA’s Approaches to Teaching series outlines the specific challenges of teaching and shows teachers how to construct lectures, initiate classroom discussions, and devise writing assignments that illuminate for first-time readers the novel’s many layers of meaning, its hospitality to different interpretations, and the sheer delights of reading and rereading the book. Austen’s reputation grew in the Victorian period, but it was only in the twentieth century that formal and sustained criticism began of this work, which, more than Austen’s earlier novels, addresses the context and controversies of its time.
SAGE Journals includes leading international peer-reviewed journals, including high-impact research titles published on behalf of more than 350 scholarly and professional societies.
Subject coverage spans business, humanities, social sciences, and science, technology, medicine and many more.