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Teaching Crime Fiction

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Teaching Crime Fiction by Charlotte Beyer Book Resume:

More than perhaps any other genre, crime fiction invites debate over the role of popular fiction in English studies. This book offers lively original essays on teaching crime fiction written by experienced British and international scholar teachers, providing vital insight into this diverse genre through a series of compelling subjects. Taking its starting-point in pedagogical reflections and classroom experiences, the book explores methods for teaching students to develop their own critical perspectives as crime fiction critics, the impact of feminism, postcolonialism, and ecocriticism on crime fiction, crime fiction and film, the crime short story, postgraduate perspectives, and more.

Murder 101

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Murder 101 by Edward J. Rielly Book Resume:

This collection of essays examines how college professors teach the genre of detective fiction and provides insight into how the reader may apply such strategies to his or her own courses. Multi-disciplinary in scope, the essays cover teaching in the areas of literature, law, history, sociology, anthropology, architecture, gender studies, cultural studies, and literary theory. Also included are sample syllabi, writing assignments, questions for further discussion, reading lists, and further aids for course instruction.

The Teachers & Writers Guide to Classic American Literature

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The Teachers & Writers Guide to Classic American Literature by Christopher Edgar,Gary Lenhart Book Resume:

Published by Teachers & Writers Collaborative in association with The Library of America, The T&W Guide to Classic American Literature is an anthology of essays that provides rich and diverse approaches and insights to writers and teachers of writing at all levels. These include introducing third graders to Gertrude Stein, teaching Emily Dickinson's poetry to prisoners, and using the model of Henry David Thoreau's journals in the college classroom. The other authors discussed in this book are James Baldwin, Elizabeth Bishop, Raymond Chandler, Stephen Crane, Frederick Douglass, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Zora Neale Hurston, Henry James, Herman Melville, Eugene O'Neill, Lorine Niedecker, Edgar Allan Poe, Anne Porter, Wallace Stevens, Jean Toomer, Mark Twain, Walt Whitman, and William Carlos Williams. The T&W Guide to Classic American Literature also includes a useful bibliography and essay on using World War II journalism to inspire imaginative writing. The distinguished contributors to this volume are veteran teachers of imaginative writing from across the country. The T&W Guide to Classic American Literature is an inspiring collection for teachers American literature and imaginative writing. It is also a fascinating read for anyone passionate about teaching, literature, or creative writing.

A Companion to Crime Fiction

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A Companion to Crime Fiction by Charles J. Rzepka,Lee Horsley Book Resume:

A Companion to Crime Fiction presents the definitive guide to this popular genre from its origins in the eighteenth century to the present day A collection of forty-seven newly commissioned essays from a team of leading scholars across the globe make this Companion the definitive guide to crime fiction Follows the development of the genre from its origins in the eighteenth century through to its phenomenal present day popularity Features full-length critical essays on the most significant authors and film-makers, from Arthur Conan Doyle and Dashiell Hammett to Alfred Hitchcock and Martin Scorsese exploring the ways in which they have shaped and influenced the field Includes extensive references to the most up-to-date scholarship, and a comprehensive bibliography

A Survey of South African Crime Fiction

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A Survey of South African Crime Fiction by Sam Naidu,Elizabeth Le Roux Book Resume:

Is crime fiction the new 'political novel' in South Africa? Why did the apartheid censors disapprove of crime fiction more than any other genre? Crime fiction continues to be a burgeoning literary category in post-apartheid South Africa, with more new authors, titles and themes emerging every year. This book is the first comprehensive survey of South African crime fiction. It provides an overview of this phenomenally successful literary category, and places it within its wider social and historical context. The authors specialise in both literary studies and print culture, and this combination informs a critical analysis and publishing history of South African crime fiction from the nineteenth century to the present day. The book provides a literary lineage while considering different genres and sub-genres, as well as specific themes such as gender and eco-criticism. The inclusion of a detailed bibliography of crime fiction since the 1890s makes A Survey of South African Crime Fiction an indispensable teaching and study aid. [Subject: Crime Fiction, African Studies, Sociology, History, Literary Studies]

Teaching Australian and New Zealand Literature

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Teaching Australian and New Zealand Literature by Nicholas Birns,Nicole Moore,Sarah Shieff Book Resume:

Australia and New Zealand, united geographically by their location in the South Pacific and linguistically by their English-speaking inhabitants, share the strong bond of hope for cultural diversity and social equality--one often challenged by history, starting with the appropriation of land from their Indigenous peoples. This volume explores significant themes and topics in Australian and New Zealand literature. In their introduction, the editors address both the commonalities and differences between the two nations' literatures by considering literary and historical contexts and by making nuanced connections between the global and the local. Contributors share their experiences teaching literature on the iconic landscape and ecological fragility; stories and perspectives of convicts, migrants, and refugees; and Maori and Aboriginal texts, which add much to the transnational turn. This volume presents a wide array of writers--such as Patrick White, Janet Frame, Katherine Mansfield, Frank Sargeson, Witi Ihimaera, Christina Stead, Allen Curnow, David Malouf, Les Murray, Nam Le, Miles Franklin, Kim Scott, and Sally Morgan--and offers pedagogical tools for teachers to consider issues that include colonial and racial violence, performance traditions, and the role of language and translation. Concluding with a list of resources, this volume serves to support new and experienced instructors alike.

Books to Die For

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Books to Die For by John Connolly,Declan Burke Book Resume:

The world’s most beloved mystery writers celebrate their favorite mystery novels in this gorgeously wrought collection, featuring essays by Michael Connelly, Kathy Reichs, Ian Rankin, and more. In the most ambitious anthology of its kind, the world’s leading mystery writers come together to champion the greatest mystery novels ever written. In a series of personal essays that reveal as much about the authors and their own work as they do about the books that they love, over a hundred authors from twenty countries have created a guide that will be indispensable for generations of readers and writers. From Agatha Christie to Lee Child, from Edgar Allan Poe to P. D. James, from Sherlock Holmes to Hannibal Lecter and Philip Marlowe to Lord Peter Wimsey, Books to Die For brings together the best of the mystery world for a feast of reading pleasure, a treasure trove for those new to the genre and for those who believe that there is nothing new left to discover. This is the one essential book for every reader who has ever finished a mystery novel and thought…I want more!

Diversity and Detective Fiction

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Diversity and Detective Fiction by Kathleen Gregory Klein Book Resume:

The first collection to articulate the pedagogical strategies of using detective fiction to investigate the politics of difference. The volume examines the many ways in which diversity is posited by contemporary writers exploring distinctive American subcultures. The distinguishing characteristic of the book is its mix of essays focusing on teaching cultural diversity in the classroom and illustrating diversity through fiction to the general reader. Among the issues addressed are definitions of diversity; what constitutes ethnicity or race, especially in terms of multiple subjectivities; how race, gender, and ethnicity are culturally constructed; and what part is played by identity politics.

Hard-boiled Sentimentality

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Hard-boiled Sentimentality by Leonard Cassuto Book Resume:

Leonard Cassuto's cultural history of the hard-boiled crime genre recovers the fascinating link between tough guys and sensitive women

Popular Culture and the Teaching of English

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Popular Culture and the Teaching of English by N.A Book Resume:

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Race, Gender and Empire in American Detective Fiction

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Race, Gender and Empire in American Detective Fiction by John Cullen Gruesser Book Resume:

This book highlights detection’s malleability by analyzing the works of particular groups of authors from specific time periods written in response to other texts. It traces the roles that gender, race and empire have played in American detective fiction from Edgar Allan Poe’s works through the myriad variations upon them published before 1920 to hard-boiled fiction (the origins of which derive in part from turn-of-the-20th-century notions about gender, race and nationality), and it concludes with a discussion of contemporary mystery series with inner-city settings that address black male and female heroism.

The Foreign in International Crime Fiction

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The Foreign in International Crime Fiction by Jean Anderson,Carolina Miranda,Barbara Pezzotti Book Resume:

Reading texts from across the world, this book examines the depiction of ‘the foreigner' in popular 20th and 21st century crime writing.

Ngaio Marsh

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Ngaio Marsh by Beverly Jean Rahn Book Resume:

A collection of essays pays tribute to the New Zealand detective novelist and Shakespearean theater director

Twentieth-century Crime Fiction

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Twentieth-century Crime Fiction by Lee Horsley Book Resume:

Twentieth-Century Crime Fiction aims to enhance understanding of one of the most popular forms of genre fiction by examining a wide variety of the detective and crime fiction produced in Britain and America during the twentieth century. It will be of interest to anyone who enjoys reading crime fiction but is specifically designed with the needs of students in mind. It introduces different theoretical approaches to crime fiction (e.g., formalist, historicist, psychoanalytic, postcolonial, feminist) and will be a useful supplement to a range of crime fiction courses, whether they focus on historical contexts, ideological shifts, the emergence of sub-genres, or the application of critical theories. Forty-seven widely available stories and novels are chosen for detailed discussion. In seeking to illuminate the relationship between different phases of generic development Lee Horsley employs an overlapping historical framework, with sections doubling back chronologically in order to explore the extent to which successive transformations have their roots within the earlier phases of crime writing, as well as responding in complex ways to the preoccupations and anxieties of their own eras. The first part of the study considers the nature and evolution of the main sub-genres of crime fiction: the classic and hard-boiled strands of detective fiction, the non-investigative crime novel (centered on transgressors or victims), and the "mixed" form of the police procedural. The second half of the study examines the ways in which writers have used crime fiction as a vehicle for socio-political critique. These chapters consider the evolution of committed, oppositional strategies, tracing the development of politicized detective and crime fiction, from Depression-era protests against economic injustice to more recent decades which have seen writers launching protests against ecological crimes, rampant consumerism, Reaganomics, racism, and sexism.

Teaching Narrative

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Teaching Narrative by Richard Jacobs Book Resume:

Narrative is everywhere and has unique powers: to enchant and inspire, to make sense of our lives and ourselves and to afford us an enriched understanding of alternative worlds and lives and of better futures – though narrative also has the potential to coerce and oppress. Narrative is at the centre at all stages of the English curriculum and has been the subject of a burgeoning critical industry. This timely volume addresses the many ways in which recent thinking has informed the teaching of narrative in university classrooms in the UK and the USA. Distinguished teachers from both countries range widely across narrative topics and genres, including the opportunities opened up by new technologies, and chapters articulate students’ own individual and collaborative experiences in the teaching/learning process. The result is a volume that explores the pleasurable challenges of working with students to help them appreciate and assess the power that narrative exerts, to become reflective critics of its inner workings as well as exponents of narrative themselves.

Society for the Study of Midwestern Literature Newsletter

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Society for the Study of Midwestern Literature Newsletter by Society for the Study of Midwestern Literature (U.S.). Book Resume:

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Newsletter - Society for the Study of Midwestern Literature

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Newsletter - Society for the Study of Midwestern Literature by Society for the Study of Midwestern Literature (U.S.) Book Resume:

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Year 3 Short Stories - Teacher's Notes Book 3

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Year 3 Short Stories - Teacher's Notes Book 3 by Pearson Education Book Resume:

Lightning provides: 32 books with 3 levels of differentiation per book; whole texts that provide NLS genre coverage; linked themes across fiction, non-fiction and the wider curriculum; focussed teaching support for each book including comprehension and writing activities; and a teaching and practice CD that provides opportunities for ICT.

Early German and Austrian Detective Fiction

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Early German and Austrian Detective Fiction by Mary W. Tannert,Henry Kratz Book Resume:

Includes parts of six translated detective novels and novellas originally published between 1828 and 1909. Each story is preceded by a biographical sketch of the author, and a general introduction which covers the literary development of the genre and examines the critical history and the sociohistorical value of the German-language stories.