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Background Readings for Teachers of American Literature

Venetria K. Patton

Background Readings for Teachers of American Literature

by Venetria K. Patton

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Published by Bedford/St Martins .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literary Collections,
  • Literature: Classics,
  • LAN014000,
  • American - African American,
  • American literature,
  • History and criticism,
  • Study and teaching (Higher),
  • Theory

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10391195M
    ISBN 100312445180
    ISBN 109780312445188

      The Best Life Changing Biographies App contains the Famous Life Stories and Biographies that Everyone Should Read At least Once in their Life. These are the Life. - Our American literature high school reading list was designed to merge two of our current curriculum choices for the year. Stay safe and healthy. Please practice hand-washing and social distancing, and check out our resources for adapting to these times.

    1. Mandatory Reading List for English American Literature. To receive college credit for English , you are required to write two essays that ask you to address concepts from notable works. “Slaughterhouse Five” Teaching Point: ESL Literature for Uncovering Hidden Themes “Slaughterhouse Five” is an intriguing book to teach to ESL the language itself is relatively simple, the themes of Kurt Vonnegut’s book are quite complex and involve a great deal of research into the politics and events of the time period. For this reason, “Slaughterhouse Five” is a.

      For readers interested in the list of works from which we used toward either American History or Survey of American Literature, our reading list (remember it was a springboard from which he could jump in for more) is below. The American, British, and World literature lists are included in my book, Celebrate High School. Books shelved as american-literature: The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald, To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee, The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Saling.


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Background Readings for Teachers of American Literature by Venetria K. Patton Download PDF EPUB FB2

With chapters that address literary and social movements, questions of identity, the geopolitical aspects of American literature, and classroom approaches,Background Readings for Teachers of American Literature, Second Edition, provides an overview of changes in the field of American literary studies and a survey of its popular themes.

The twenty-seven readings include important scholarship, critical essays, and practical ideas from working : Paperback.

With chapters that address literary and social movements, questions of identity, the geopolitical aspects of American literature, and classroom approaches, Background Readings for Teachers of American Literature, Second Edition, provides an overview of changes in the field of American literary studies and a survey of its popular themes.

The twenty-seven readings include important scholarship, critical essays, and practical ideas from working teachers. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Additional reading list (p.

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