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Making Mark Twain work in the classroom

Author: J S Leonard
Publisher: Durham, NC : Duke University Press, 1999.
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A collection of essays that offers practical classroom methods for instructors dealing with the racism, the casual violence, and the role of women, as well as with structural and thematic  Read more...


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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Making Mark Twain work in the classroom.
Durham, NC : Duke University Press, 1999
Named Person: Mark Twain; Mark Twain; Mark Twain; Mark Twain; Mark Twain
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: J S Leonard
ISBN: 0822322781 9780822322788 0822322978 9780822322979
OCLC Number: 39787587
Description: viii, 318 pages : illustrations ; 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.


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"A wonderful tool. This volume offers a wealth of resources from a range of critical perspectives."-Steven Mailloux, University of California, Irvine "This book makes the case, for those who still Read more...

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