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Approaches to teaching Cather's My Ántonia

Author: Susan J Rosowski; Modern Language Association of America.
Publisher: New York : Modern Language Association of America, 1989.
Series: Approaches to teaching world literature, 22.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of essays which offer various approaches to teaching Willa Cather's novel "My Antonia", placing the novel in historical, political, philosophical, and aesthetical contexts.
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Named Person: Willa Cather; Willa Cather; Willa Cather; Willa Cather
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susan J Rosowski; Modern Language Association of America.
ISBN: 0873525205 9780873525206 0873525191 9780873525190
OCLC Number: 18629311
Description: xii, 194 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Part one : materials / Susan J. Rosowski --
Immigrant backgrounds to My Ántonia : "a curious social situation in Black Hawk" / Sally Allen McNall --
Willa Cather's Nebraska / Robert W. Cherny --
The making and reception of My Ántonia / James Woodress --
The people, the place, and the times : a lexicon for My Ántonia / Philip L. Gerber --
My Ántonia as pastoral / David Stouck --
My Ántonia as plains epic / Paul A. Olson --
The romanticism of My Ántonia : every reader's story / Susan J. Rosowski --
The place of My Ántonia in women's literary traditions / Josephine Donovan --
Biblical and religious dimensions of My Ántonia / John J. Murphy --
William James, Henri Bergson, and remembered time in My Ántonia / Loretta Wasserman --
My Ántonia in a survey of the American novel / Tom Quirk. (Cont'd.) My Ántonia in women's studies : pioneer women and men : the myth and the reality / Mary Anne Ferguson --
My Ántonia in American studies : history, landscape, and memory / Barbara Bair --
My Ántonia in the freshman writing class / Jennifer Bradley --
Teaching My Ántonia to adults : an interdisciplinary approach in a community college / Constance Mierendorf --
Teaching My Ántonia as a plains novel / Robert Thacker --
Teaching My Ántonia to non-English majors from Spanish-speaking homes / James L. Evans --
Art and apparent artlessness : self-reflexivity in My Ántonia / Blanche H. Gelfant --
My Ántonia as double bildungsroman / Charlotte Goodman --
Gender, sexuality, and point of view : teaching My Ántonia from a feminist perspective / Sharon O'Brien. (Cont'd.) Jim Burden : a rare modern / Glen A. Love --
The doctrine of the open road in My Ántonia / Paul Comeau --
Kindling the imagination : the inset stories of My Ántonia / Michael Peterman --
Teaching the illustrations to My Ántonia / Jean Schwind --
The functional beauty of style in My Ántonia / Stephen Tatum.
Series Title: Approaches to teaching world literature, 22.
Responsibility: edited by Susan J. Rosowski.

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A collection of essays which offer various approaches to teaching Willa Cather's novel "My Antonia", placing the novel in historical, political, philosophical, and aesthetical contexts.

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