Teaching the New English

Teaching African American Women’s Writing

Editors: Wisker, G. (Ed.)

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The essays in Teaching African American Women's Writing provide reflections on issues, problems and pleasures raised by studying the texts. They will be of use to those teaching and studying African American women's writing in colleges, universities and adult education groups as well as teachers involved in teaching in schools to A level.

About the authors

Gina has worked in educational development for over 25 years, and in 2005 was awarded a National Teaching Fellowship for her work in teaching and learning. She is the author of The Undergraduate Research Handbook, The Postgraduate Research Handbook and The Good Supervisor

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'The Teaching the New English Series is a welcome and timely contribution to the changing canon, curriculum, and classroom practice of English in higher education. Imaginatively conceived and professionally edited, the series will be required reading for instructors in English studies worldwide.' - Professor Elaine Showalter, Professor Emerita of English, Princeton University, USA, and Author of Teaching Literature


Table of contents (10 chapters)

Table of contents (10 chapters)
  • Introduction to Teaching African American Women’s Writing

    Pages 1-20

    Wisker, Gina

  • Teaching The Color Purple

    Pages 21-41

    Wisker, Gina

  • Tune In and Turn On: Learning to Listen in Zora Neale Hurston’s Their Eyes Were Watching God

    Pages 42-59

    Bazin, Victoria

  • Teaching Trauma: (Neo-)Slave Narratives and Cultural (Re-)Memory

    Pages 60-74

    Madsen, Deborah L.

  • Teaching Four African American Female Poets in Context: Lucy Terry, Phillis Wheatley, Frances E. W. Harper, and Sonia Sanchez

    Pages 75-86

    Lancey, Frenzella E.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Teaching African American Women’s Writing
Editors
  • G. Wisker
Series Title
Teaching the New English
Copyright
2010
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-08647-1
DOI
10.1057/9781137086471
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-00346-0
Softcover ISBN
978-0-230-00348-4
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 220
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