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Pedagogy (2008) 8 (1): 115–133.
Published: 01 January 2008
...Gary Totten Edith Wharton's lack of recognition as a short story writer depends on several factors, including conflicting theories about short story form and technique, her relationship to literary and cultural history, and her use in literature classrooms. Her problematic relationship to the short...
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Pedagogy (2014) 14 (1): 53–79.
Published: 01 January 2014
... experiences of all course participants, highlights stories of trauma as catalysts for transformation, and outlines a “wounded healer pedagogy”—a pedagogical approach contingent upon interconnectedness, driven by writing purposes, and linked to individual and communal healing processes. © 2013 by Duke...
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Pedagogy (2016) 16 (2): 207–227.
Published: 01 April 2016
...Jennifer J. Smith This article argues that the short-story cycle should be central to teaching American literature, because the genre crystallizes major tensions of American literary history: marginality and inclusion, the individual and the community, and the formation of a national literature...
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Pedagogy (2017) 17 (1): 59–76.
Published: 01 January 2017
... (de)constructing a teacher's credibility to discuss racial identity and racisms in the classroom. Cluster on Race in the English Studies Classroom Race, Region, and Ethos One Teacher’s Story of Racism in Two Classrooms Amanda Wray The two writing programs responsible for my...
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Pedagogy (2001) 1 (2): 405–409.
Published: 01 April 2001
... . New York: Vintage. Fish Stories: Teaching Children s Literature in a Postmodern World Karen Coats Teaching children s literature in a university English department is an enter- prise fraught with personal and professional risk. No matter how sophisti- cated your theoretical commitments, no matter...
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Pedagogy (2019) 19 (2): 359–367.
Published: 01 April 2019
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Pedagogy (2018) 18 (2): 295–316.
Published: 01 April 2018
...David Aitchison This article makes a case for introducing the young archive (combining children’s and young-adult literature) into the writing classroom, primarily in the form of school story, to rouse students to rethink and, if necessary, rehabilitate expectations concerning their reading...
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Pedagogy (2018) 18 (1): 109–130.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Rebecca Brittenham; Erin McLaughlin; Connie Snyder Mick This project describes three pedagogical practices that use storytelling to engage students in exploring and inventing their shared community. Through service-learning stories of community members, self-analyses, stories of work, and TED-style...
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Pedagogy (2009) 9 (2): 331–352.
Published: 01 April 2009
... understanding relies heavily on phenomenological and metaphorical description; the opportunity to teach writing about music to the general student offered the musician a laboratory for testing this hypothesis. However, the instructor discovered that, not surprisingly, narrative (story-telling) functioned as his...
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Pedagogy (2009) 9 (3): 547–554.
Published: 01 October 2009
... initially approach as if the story is already there, complete, inside their heads. By immersing themselves in material that was personal but also concrete and exterior, students discovered that memoir writing calls for as much exploration outside the self as searching within. As it turned out, the...
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Pedagogy (2015) 15 (3): 459–475.
Published: 01 October 2015
...Steven J. Corbett This article offers readers a case study of a course-based tutoring partnership that frames and enhances the focus on the stories of three participants—two with learning disabilities. The first part engages arguments involving connections between learning-disabled and typical...
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Pedagogy (2016) 16 (3): 381–392.
Published: 01 October 2016
... travel elsewhere but also for the students who read their story in Kerala (India) when they explore the “elsewheres” they create together as a class by translating it into Malayalam. The student-translators are apt to discover that there is more to Jig's unspoken anguish and the largely unspeakable...
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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 to...
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Pedagogy (2017) 17 (2): 323–333.
Published: 01 April 2017
...Timothy Alborn This article applies the idea of pivoting to teaching British history and cultural studies, both by focusing on a pivotal year's watershed events and by artfully telling a before-and-after story about a less noteworthy event. My teaching tool in this case was the year 1874, which was...
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Pedagogy (2010) 10 (3): 471–490.
Published: 01 October 2010
...Shannon R. Wooden; Maura Spiegel; Sayantani DasGupta Narrative medicine, designed to develop empathic listening skills in healthcare professionals, also helps literature teachers discuss ethics without sacrificing critical rigor. Reading the distasteful narrator of Dostoevsky's challenging story as...
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Pedagogy (2010) 10 (3): 562–567.
Published: 01 October 2010
... Morrison's short story, “Recitatif,” which ingeniously leads readers to examine their own racial preconceptions. Then, novels ( Love Medicine by Louise Erdrich, Sent for You Yesterday by John Wideman, The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros, and Mona in the Promised Land by Gish Jen) are paired with...
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Pedagogy (2020) 20 (3): 558–562.
Published: 01 October 2020
...Matthew Elliott This article examines Hisaye Yamamoto’s short story “Wilshire Bus” in light of its pedagogical effectiveness in the contemporary cultural moment. The author argues that “Wilshire Bus,” published in 1950, resonates with many students today by evoking issues such as bullying, racist...
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Pedagogy (2015) 15 (3): 493–505.
Published: 01 October 2015
...Julia Miele Rodas In March 2013, a New York Times cover story exposing the author's childhood relationship with disability forced Rodas to confront her usual practice of nondisclosure in the disability studies classroom. This article is both memoir and identity theory, a remembrance of the writer's...
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Pedagogy (2019) 19 (1): 161–167.
Published: 01 January 2019
... course readings to students’ own lives. Students drew from medieval texts and further research to develop a House name, slogan, core virtues, founding story, description of the residence, and famous graduates. By reviewing and rereading texts with an eye to their own designs, students used recall and...
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Pedagogy (2017) 17 (3): 541–547.
Published: 01 October 2017
...' comments provided a framework for teaching All Quiet on the Western Front and other texts about war. Whether war is portrayed as painful or exhilarating, degrading or ennobling, it is widely idealized as a crucible for the development of the self. This view makes war stories irresistible, whatever...