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Pedagogy (1 April 2010) 10 (2): 407–424.
Published: 01 April 2010
... Scholes, Comley, and Ulmer successfully show how to teach college students difficult texts and critical thinking through imitating language and forms drawn from wide-ranging models. In so doing, students realize how ideas circulate between popular and high culture, and how literary texts inform one...
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Pedagogy (1 January 2012) 12 (1): 177–185.
Published: 01 January 2012
...Elizabeth Hatmaker Reviews The Student Text as Center Teaching with Student Texts: Essays toward an Informed Practice. Edited by Joseph Harris,  John D. Miles, and Charles Paine. Logan: Utah State University Press, 2010. Elizabeth...
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Pedagogy (1 October 2014) 14 (3): 417–433.
Published: 01 October 2014
...Paul D. Reich; Emily Russell This article makes a case for the value of literary field studies as a way both to reframe familiar narratives about texts and to open up regions and sites to the analytic mode of close reading. The authors describe their experiences teaching a seminar and week-long...
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Pedagogy (1 January 2015) 15 (1): 193–206.
Published: 01 January 2015
... inform both Thoreau’s narrative and the activity of reading itself, and they argue that such online engagement can be a valuable addition to traditional, face-to-face discussion. Thoreau and “Walden”: A Fluid Text Edition © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014 Henry David Thoreau...
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Pedagogy (1 April 2011) 11 (2): 325–348.
Published: 01 April 2011
...Joseph J. Letter This essay discusses the impact of using serialized reading texts, like magazines, in writing instruction. It explains an advanced expository writing course that uses the New Yorker magazine as a frame for addressing the significance of contemporaneity and performance in student...
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Pedagogy (1 April 2013) 13 (2): 267–287.
Published: 01 April 2013
...Gina Brandolino Innocent III’s 1215 decree requiring an annual confession of all Christians spurred the development of religious instructional works, some of the first texts written for nonnoble audiences and arguably the ancestors of working-class literature. This article explains the historical...
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Pedagogy (1 October 2013) 13 (3): 415–427.
Published: 01 October 2013
...Marielle Risse The article discusses the necessary compromises inherent in choosing interesting, authentic, and appropriate texts for Middle Eastern classrooms. With nine years’ experience teaching literature in the Arabian Peninsula, Risse argues that the choice of texts and the methods of...
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Pedagogy (1 April 2013) 13 (2): 375–377.
Published: 01 April 2013
... Reviews Teaching Pilgrimage through Primary Texts Pilgrimage in the Middle Ages: A Reader. Edited by Brett Edward Whalen. Readings in Medieval Civilizations and Cultures 16. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2011. Damian Fleming Pilgrimage is one of the defining features of...
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Pedagogy (1 April 2008) 8 (2): 348–361.
Published: 01 April 2008
.... Through this process, I encourage students to engage in vectored analysis, which I describe as the examination of a text from at least two converging yet separate perspectives. Encouraging students to examine literature from complementary and vectoring perspectives enables them to make the cognitive leap...
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Pedagogy (1 April 2012) 12 (2): 209–233.
Published: 01 April 2012
...Lisa King This article discusses how teaching students to recognize the contemporary American Indian theoretical concepts of “rhetorical sovereignty” and “rhetorical alliance” in Native texts can help deepen understanding of American Indian voices and histories in an appropriate context, while also...
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Pedagogy (1 January 2018) 18 (1): 174–180.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Caitlin Kelly This article argues that to help students join academic conversations we should look for opportunities to integrate multimedia texts into the classroom, both as artifacts to study and as models for assignments. In contrast to traditional assignments like response papers, projects that...
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Pedagogy (1 October 2018) 18 (3): 391–414.
Published: 01 October 2018
... . Engagements with Close Reading . New York : Routledge . Fish Stanley . 1982 . Is There a Text in This Class? The Authority of Interpretive Communities . Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press . Foer Jonathan Safran . 2002 . Everything Is Illuminated . New York : Houghton Mifflin...
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Pedagogy (1 January 2012) 12 (1): 168–175.
Published: 01 January 2012
...Paul T. Corrigan This article shows how and why one might teach painting as a reading practice in a literature course. Painting in response to a literary text can deepen the impact that the text has on a reader/painter and can develop her or his ability to read well. Such an activity taps into...
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Pedagogy (1 October 2012) 12 (3): 425–447.
Published: 01 October 2012
..., spelling, capitalization, punctuation, and overall design in early modern printed texts. Working with the EEBO database challenges students to reconsider how a printed text represents a series of editorial choices; it encourages them to make persuasive claims about the differences in the appearance of an...
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Pedagogy (1 January 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 (1 October 2012) 12 (3): 497–519.
Published: 01 October 2012
...Laura L. Aull Rather than considering (or dismissing) classroom anthologies according to their author/text selection alone, this article underscores the anthology editorial apparatus as a key, tactical part of anthologies and their pedagogical use. The author outlines a pedagogical approach that...
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Pedagogy (1 January 2013) 13 (1): 67–76.
Published: 01 January 2013
... historically associated with philosophy or natural reason; (2) its treatment of the relationship between faith and reason and that relationship’s consequences for the text’s understanding of the respective authoritativeness of theology and philosophy; (3) representations in the Divine Comedy that relate to the...
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Pedagogy (1 April 2013) 13 (2): 213–228.
Published: 01 April 2013
...Myra J. Seaman The author discusses a Middle English literature course she centered on the array of noncanonical texts in one fifteenth-century manuscript, Ashmole 61. In reading only noncanonical texts, students acquired a broader understanding and experience of what Middle English literature is...
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Pedagogy (1 January 2013) 13 (1): 149–157.
Published: 01 January 2013
... strategies the author has successfully employed when teaching texts that highlight diverse perspectives. She focuses specifically on global feminist literature by way of one primary example, the contemporary Australian Aboriginal novel Home by Larissa Behrendt, which highlights the “stolen generations” of...
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Pedagogy (1 October 2013) 13 (3): 469–486.
Published: 01 October 2013
...Gillian Steinberg The “Influence” model of introductory literature class focuses on a single central text, the works that influenced its composition, and works that developed from it, encouraging students to make connections among texts. Such a course model repositions power in the classroom by...