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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Making Mark Twain work in the classroom.
Durham, NC : Duke University Press, 1999
|Named Person:||Mark Twain; Mark Twain|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
J S Leonard
|ISBN:||0822322781 9780822322788 0822322978 9780822322979|
|Description:||viii, 318 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.|
|Contents:||Who's teaching Mark Twain, and how? / James S. Leonard --
From innocence to death: an approach to teaching Twain / Dennis W. Eddings --
Race and Mark Twain / S.D. Kapoor --
Personal recollections of Joan of Arc in today's classroom / Victoria Thorpe Miller --
Parody and satire as explorations of culture in The innocents abroad / James E. Caron --
Connecticut Yankee: Twain's other masterpiece / Lawrence I. Berkove --
A Connecticut Yankee in the postmodern classroom / James S. Leonard --
Opportunity keeps knocking: Mark Twain scholarship for the classroom / Louis J. Budd --
"Huckleberry fun" / Everett Carter --
Huck's helplessness: a reader's response to stupefied humanity / David E.E. Sloane --
Teaching Huckleberry Finn: the uses of the last twelve chapters / Pascal Covici, Jr. --
"Blame de pint? I reck'n I knows what I knows": Ebonics, Jim, and new approaches to understanding Adventures of Huckleberry Finn / Jocelyn Chadwick-Joshua --
The challenge of teaching Huckleberry Finn / Shelley Fisher Fishkin --
Huck Finn's library: reading, writing, and intertextuality / Anthony J. Berret --
The relationship of Kemble's illustrations to Mark Twain's text: using pictures to teach Huck Finn / Beverly R. David --
Using audiovisual media to teach Huckleberry Finn / Wesley Britton --
High-tech Huck: teaching undergraduates by traditional methods and with computers / David Tomlinson --
The innocents abroad travels to freshman composition / Tom Reigstad --
On teaching Huck in the sophomore survey / Victor Doyno --
To justify the ways of Twain to students: teaching Adventures of Huckleberry Finn to culturally diverse students in an urban southern community college / Joseph A. Alvarez --
"Pretty ornery preaching": Huckleberry Finn in the church-related college / Stan Poole --
"When I read this book as a child... the ugliness was pushed aside": adult students read and respond to Adventures of Huckleberry Finn / Michael J. Kiskis.
|Responsibility:||edited by James S. Leonard.|
"As someone who taught Mark Twain for almost forty years, I flattered myself by thinking I knew what I was doing. Yet I can say without hesitation that, whatever I thought I knew, I was much
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