Reclaiming Literature: A Teacher's Dilemma

Hardcover | January 11, 1994

byWilliam A. Glasser

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Seven classic American novels are examined in Reclaiming Literature: Moby Dick, The Portrait of a Lady, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, The Turn of the Screw, The Red Badge of Courage, A Farewell to Arms, and The Catcher in the Rye. Each of these has brought forth persisting controversies from the time of initial publication. This book gives literature teachers the means to resolve these and other critical conflicts by focusing on how each author has crafted his material to control his reader's responses.

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Seven classic American novels are examined in Reclaiming Literature: Moby Dick, The Portrait of a Lady, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, The Turn of the Screw, The Red Badge of Courage, A Farewell to Arms, and The Catcher in the Rye. Each of these has brought forth persisting controversies from the time of initial publication. This book...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:192 pagesPublished:January 11, 1994Publisher:Greenwood Publishing Group, Incorporated

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ISBN - 10:0275949591

ISBN - 13:9780275949594

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?In Reclaiming Literarure Glasser presents a well-documented analysis of the role of the author in shaping the action of a novel....this is a valuable book for English teachers. By using Glasser's ideas, students will be better able to grasp an author's awareness in a novel while still being fascinated with the events of the book.?-Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy