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Engaging the age of Jane Austen : public humanities in practice

Author: Bridget Draxler; Danielle Spratt
Publisher: Iowa City : University of Iowa Press, [2018]
Series: Humanities and public life.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Engaging with Jane Austen shows how readers of Jane Austen and other eighteenth-century authors can engage students and their broader community through collaborative public humanities initiatives. By discussing six case studies that take place in classrooms, libraries, museums, archives, literacy and nonprofit centers, and digital spaces, Draxler and Spratt argue that considering multiple approaches to literature's  Read more...
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Draxler, Bridget, 1984- author.
Engaging the age of Jane Austen
Iowa City : University of Iowa Press, [2018]
(DLC) 2018013980
Named Person: Jane Austen
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Bridget Draxler; Danielle Spratt
ISBN: 9781609386153 1609386159
OCLC Number: 1065024127
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: The street: what Emma teaches us about the savior complex in service-learning / Danielle Spratt --
The library: productive failure and politicizing silence in community reading groups / Bridget Draxler --
The museum: curating fresh threads of connection / Bridget Draxler --
The archive: place-based undergraduate research in the humanities / Bridget Draxler --
The digital archive and the database: digital service-learning and networked reading in the undergraduate classroom / Danielle Spratt --
The eighteenth-century book, online: scholar-activists and the creation of digital editions in the graduate classroom / Danielle Spratt.
Series Title: Humanities and public life.
Responsibility: Bridget Draxler & Danielle Spratt.

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Humanities scholars, in general, often have a difficult time explaining why their work matters, and eighteenth-century literary scholars are no exception. To remedy this problem, Bridget Draxler and  Read more...

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