Teaching African American Women's Writing by G. WiskerTeaching African American Women's Writing by G. Wisker

Teaching African American Women's Writing

byG. Wisker

Paperback | September 29, 2010

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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.
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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Title:Teaching African American Women's WritingFormat:PaperbackDimensions:220 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.56 inPublished:September 29, 2010Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230003486

ISBN - 13:9780230003484

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements Notes on the Contributors Introduction to Teaching African American Women's Writing; G.Wisker Teaching The Color Purple ; G.Wisker Tune in and Turn On: Learning to Listen in Zora Neale Hurston's Their Eyes Were Watching God ; V.Bazin Teaching Trauma: (Neo-)Slave Narratives and Cultural (Re-)Memory; D.L.Madsen Teaching Four African-American Female Poets in Context: Lucy Terry, Phillis Wheatley, Frances E. W. Harper, and Sonia Sanchez; F.E.De Lancey 'This Crisis in the History of the Negro': Contending Forces at the Nexus of Debate; J.S.Sanders (En)lightening the Dark Vision: Redemption through Storytelling in Toni Morrison's Beloved; L.J.Holland-Toll & A.R.Mullis When the Rainbow is Not Enough: Using African American Literature to Demystify Race in a Caribbean Tertiary Environment; P.Morgan Teaching African American Women's Literature in Australia: Reading Toni Morrison in the Deep North; C.Ferrier Postgraduate Students Working on African American Women's Writing: Supervision and the Research Journey; M.Treby & G.Wisker Chronology of Key Publications and Events Selective Guide to Further Reading, Books, Journal Articles and Web Resources List of Key Authors and Critics Index

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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