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Pedagogy (2003) 3 (2): 197–204.
Published: 01 April 2003
..., as it turned out and never looked back. As I read and dis- cussed this portion of The Faerie Queene in this intensive setting, I too became entranced. The experience was clearly pivotal, since I have spent many years now reading, teaching, and writing about Spenser s poem. As this anecdote suggests, I began...
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Pedagogy (2016) 16 (2): 297–300.
Published: 01 April 2016
...Donelle Ruwe This article introduces a roundtable on teaching long poems by British women writers, presented as a special session at the 2014 Modern Language Association conference in Chicago. The articles in the roundtable provide teaching strategies that are pertinent to the writers under review...
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Pedagogy (2016) 16 (2): 308–314.
Published: 01 April 2016
...Stephen Behrendt Caroline Bowles's long narrative poem Ellen Fitzarthur (1820) offers a seduction tale reminiscent of Amelia Opie's The Father and Daughter (1801), tracing the seduction of a cloistered young woman by an unscrupulous military sailor taken in by Ellen's widower father after...
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Pedagogy (2002) 2 (3): 409–412.
Published: 01 October 2002
....” In Assessment of Writing: Politics,Policies, Practices , ed. Edward M. White, William D. Lutz, and Sandra Kamusikiri, 9 -24. New York: Modern Language Association of America. Moving Poems: Kinesthetic Learning in the Literature Classroom Virginia Zimmerman Stressed and unstressed syllables pounded in my...
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Pedagogy (2017) 17 (2): 203–234.
Published: 01 April 2017
...Aaron Rosenfeld The essay argues that there is an institutional role—and obligation—to teach students to appreciate poetry. In contrast to vertical and intensive models of analysis that treat individual poems or authors as the primary unit of pedagogical value, aesthetic appreciation requires...
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Pedagogy (2016) 16 (2): 315–322.
Published: 01 April 2016
...Kari Lokke “The Fairy of the Fountains” is one of Letitia Landon's most enigmatic and disturbing poems. It makes for particularly difficult reading because Landon sought in this poem to translate the forms of ballad and medieval lay into her own nineteenth-century poetic idiom. Her replication...
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Pedagogy (2023) 23 (1): 185–191.
Published: 01 January 2023
... in introduction to literature courses, the author invites students to resist any quick way of accessing information about the poem. Instead, using Billy Collins's poem, “Introduction to Poetry,” the author helps students explore slower, maybe more contemplative and welcoming ways to listen to the language...
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Pedagogy (2016) 16 (2): 323–332.
Published: 01 April 2016
...Linda K. Hughes This article addresses the teaching of Amy Levy's “Xantippe” (1880), a poem 279 lines long, in an upper-division survey of British literature from 1800 to the present focused on life stories. Though the poem is short enough to be read in a single sitting, it is also long enough...
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Pedagogy (2016) 16 (2): 333–345.
Published: 01 April 2016
...Florence S. Boos At 10,938 lines, Elizabeth Barrett Browning's Aurora Leigh would seem unsuited for the present-day classroom, with its focus on short, simple texts adapted for readers with little experience of long poems. Yet it teaches quite readily and, indeed, is often a student favorite...
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Pedagogy (2016) 16 (2): 300–307.
Published: 01 April 2016
...Donelle Ruwe This article depicts a multimodal approach to teaching Charlotte Smith's Beachy Head that has proved successful in a sophomore-level survey. As a greater romantic lyric fragment of twenty-one blank-verse paragraphs with sixty-four footnotes and two embedded rhyming poems...
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Pedagogy (2013) 13 (3): 537–544.
Published: 01 October 2013
... with the poem’s specific lines. The process described has students identify voice shifts in the poem. It is certainly true that there are differing opinions about voice in The Waste Land , but the point of the assignment is not to involve the student in this debate (at least initially). The explicit pedagogical...
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Pedagogy (2017) 17 (2): 343–350.
Published: 01 April 2017
... consider the negative impact that such editorial choices may have on students reading the poem for the first time and the benefits of presenting them with the text in the format first encountered by Victorian readers (accessible today thanks to the British Library). The blank space following many...
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Pedagogy (2018) 18 (2): 191–199.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Noah Comet This essay offers strategies for teaching two of Landon’s poems, “Age and Youth” and “The Thessalian Fountain,” alongside two frequently taught poems by Wordsworth, the “Intimations” ode and “Nutting.” Such a comparative approach makes the work of both poets accessible to students while...
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Pedagogy (2022) 22 (2): 229–252.
Published: 01 April 2022
...Elizabeth Effinger Abstract This article describes a creative public humanities project undertaken to mark the two hundredth anniversary of the publication of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein that transformed the entire novel into an erasure poem made by incarcerated and nonincarcerated participants...
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Pedagogy (2013) 13 (2): 245–266.
Published: 01 April 2013
...Moira Fitzgibbons The Prik of Conscience is a lengthy and widely distributed medieval poem (more than 9,600 lines, more than 115 surviving manuscripts). But should we call it literature? Spurring vigorous discussions of aesthetic value and providing a vivid introduction to spoken Middle English...
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Pedagogy (2013) 13 (1): 115–123.
Published: 01 January 2013
... constructed his allegorical societies, infernal, purgative, and paradisiacal, from the life of his contemporary Florence. It is suggested that this permits more rapid immersion into the dynamic of the poem and enables more effectively focused student research. © 2012 by Duke University Press 2012...
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Pedagogy (2013) 13 (2): 337–355.
Published: 01 April 2013
...David Watt This article describes a single class devoted to an experiment in practical criticism. The experiment encourages students to recognize their own capacity as close readers when interpreting an unfamiliar fifteenth-century poem by Thomas Hoccleve. It also encourages students to reflect...
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Pedagogy (2017) 17 (3): 457–464.
Published: 01 October 2017
...Akash Kumar This essay considers select translations of Dante's Divine Comedy through the lens of pedagogical value while emphasizing the merit of holistic reading across the full scope of the poem and across multiple translations to gain additional insights into the original work. © 2017 by Duke...
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Pedagogy (2017) 17 (3): 465–474.
Published: 01 October 2017
... of the intellect.” Looking back from the end of the Commedia , however, reveals that what has been lost is eventually found in a new form. In the beatific “white rose” of Paradise we recall the “dark wood” of the poem's opening; when Beatrice is no longer by the pilgrim's side in the Empyrean we remember...
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Pedagogy (2018) 18 (2): 211–224.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Roxanne Eberle This essay argues that teaching Landon’s poems in the context of their original volume publication allows for greater understanding of the ways in which all Romantic-era poets deploy multiple voices in their collected works. It focuses upon strategies for teaching Landon’s Venetian...