Teaching Early Modern English Literature from the Archives by Heidi Brayman Hackel

Teaching Early Modern English Literature from the Archives

byHeidi Brayman Hackel, Ian Frederick Moulton

Kobo ebook | March 1, 2015

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The availability of digital editions of early modern works brings a wealth of exciting archival and primary source materials into the classroom. But electronic archives can be overwhelming and hard to use, for teachers and students alike, and digitization can distort or omit information about texts. Teaching Early Modern English Literature from the Archives places traditional and electronic archives in conversation, outlines practical methods for incorporating them into the undergraduate and graduate curriculum, and addresses the theoretical issues involved in studying them. The volume discusses a range of physical and virtual archives from 1473 to 1700 that are useful in the teaching of early modern literature--both major sources and rich collections that are less known (including affordable or free options for those with limited institutional resources).

Although the volume focuses on English literature and culture, essays discuss a wide range of comparative approaches involving Latin, French, Spanish, German, and early American texts and explain how to incorporate visual materials, ballads, domestic treatises, atlases, music, and historical documents into the teaching of literature.

Title:Teaching Early Modern English Literature from the ArchivesFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:March 1, 2015Publisher:The Modern Language Association of AmericaLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1603291571

ISBN - 13:9781603291576

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