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Gillespie, Tim
Doing literary criticism : helping students engage with challenging texts / Tim Gillespie ; foreword by Leila Christenbury
[Portland, Me.] : Stenhouse Publishers, c2010
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 4th Floor  LB1632 .G45 2010  v.1    AVAILABLE
 Circ.Desk/Software  LB1632 .G45 2010  v.2    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Reading (Secondary) -- United States
Literature -- Study and teaching (Secondary) -- United States
High school students -- Books and reading -- United States
Physical Description xiv, 306 : ill. ; 26 cm. + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 281-293) and index
Incomplete Contents [v. 1.] Text -- [v. 2.] CD-ROM.
Contents Getting started: classroom practices that support the study of literary criticism -- Reader response criticism: beginning with personal meaning and classroom community -- Biographical criticism: examining the relevance of writers' lives and identities -- Historical criticism: weighing the historical context of works of literature -- Psychological criticism: using literature to understand human behavior -- Archetypal criticism: finding the mythic resonance in texts -- -
Genre criticism: exploring classifications and contexts -- Moral criticism: probing the moral and ethical dimensions of literature -- Philosophical criticism: investigating the intersection of literature and philosophy -- Feminist criticism: interrogating gender issues -- Political or advocacy criticism: engaging with social justice issues through literature -- Formalist criticism: analyzing writing craft -- Putting it all together: a conclusion and commencement
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