A Reader’s Guide to Contemporary Literary Theory

Routledge - A Reader's Guide to Contemporary Literary Theory - This book is known for its clear, logical approach, accessible style and its thorough, guiding the reader through the essentials of literary theory. A reader’s guide to contemporary Literary Theory is a classic introduction to the complex yet crucial area of literary theory. It includes two new chapters: ‘new materialisms’ which incorporates ecocriticism, posthumanism and thing theory; ‘21st Century and Future Developments’ which includes technology, animal studies, digital humanities, ethics and affect.





An Introduction to Bibliographical and Textual Studies

Modern Language Association - The scholarship surrounding such textual differences--and why this discipline should concern readers and literary scholars alike--is the focus of William Proctor Williams and Craig S. Used book in Good Condition. To a reader of joyce's ulysses, it makes a difference whether one of Stephen Dedalus's first thoughts is "No mother" as in the printed version or "No, mother!" as in the manuscript.

Abbott's acclaimed handbook. This updated, read, physical embodiments, preserve, process of transmission, and research texts; discusses why these matters are central to a historical understanding of literature; and shows how the insights, methods, revision, fourth edition outlines the study of texts' composition, and manner of reception; describes how new technologies such as digital imaging and electronic tagging have changed the way we produce, and products of bibliographical and textual studies can be applied to other branches of scholarship.





From Reliable Sources: An Introduction to Historical Methods

Cornell University Press - Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Instead, they argue that each generation of historians develops its own perspective, and that our understanding of the past is constantly reshaped by the historian and the world he or she inhabits. A substantially revised and updated edition of Prevenier's Uit goede bron, originally published in Belgium and now in its seventh edition, From Reliable Sources also provides a survey of western historiography and an extensive research bibliography.

From reliable sources is a lively introduction to historical methodology, an overview of the techniques historians must master in order to reconstruct the past. Illustrating their discussion with examples from the distant past as well as more contemporary events, they pay particular attention to recent information media, such as television, film, and videotape.

From Reliable Sources: An Introduction to Historical Methods - The authors do not subscribe to the positivist belief that the historian can attain objective and total knowledge of the past. Its focus on the basics of source criticism, rather than on how to find references or on the process of writing, makes it an invaluable guide for all students of history and for anyone who must extract meaning from written and unwritten sources.

Martha howell and walter prevenier explore the methods employed by historians to establish the reliability of materials; how they choose, authenticate, and, finally, compare, decode, interpret those sources.





Attributing Authorship: An Introduction

Cambridge University Press - This book is the first comprehensive literary survey of the field to appear in forty years. Used book in Good Condition. It revisits a number of famous controversies, including those concerning the authorship of the Homeric poems, books from the Old and New Testaments, and the plays of Shakespeare. Used book in Good Condition.

Written with wit and erudition, the study makes this intriguing field accessible for students and scholars. Recent literary scholarship has seen a shift of interest away from questions of attribution. Used book in Good Condition.





Twentieth-Century American Poetics: Poets on the Art of Poetry

McGraw-Hill Education - Twentieth-Century American Poetics: Poets on the Art of Poetry - Starting with james weldon johnson and Robert Frost, the book offers diverse and often conflicting accounts of the nature and function of poetry. This comprehensive chronological anthology includes 58 essays on poetry by 53 poets. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition.

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The Reflective Educator's Guide to Classroom Research: Learning to Teach and Teaching to Learn Through Practitioner Inquiry

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Inquiry as Stance: Practitioner Research for the Next Generation Practitioner Inquiry Series

Teachers College Press - In their new book, the authors put forward the notion of inquiry as stance as a challenge to the current arrangements and outcomes of schools and other educational contexts. Part ii is a set of eight chapters written by eight differently positioned practitioners who are or were engaged in practitioner research in K–12 schools or teacher education.

Together the three parts of the book point to rich possibilities for practitioner inquiry in the next generation. Used book in Good Condition. They call for practitioner researchers in local settings across the United States and around the world to ally their work with others as part of larger social and intellectual movements for social change and social justice.

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Research Design: Qualitative, Quantitative, and Mixed Methods Approaches

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Corwin Publishers. Creswell and new co author J. David creswell include a preliminary consideration of philosophical assumptions; key elements of the research process; a review of the literature; an assessment of the use of theory in research applications, and reflections about the importance of writing and ethics in scholarly inquiry.

Research Design: Qualitative, Quantitative, and Mixed Methods Approaches - New to this edition updated discussion on designing a proposal for a research project and on the steps in designing a research study. Additional content on epistemological and ontological positioning in relation to the research question and chosen methodology and method. Additional updates on the transformative worldview.

Expanded coverage on specific approaches such as case studies, participatory action research, and visual methods. Additional information about social media, online qualitative methods, and mentoring and reflexivity in qualitative methods. Incorporation of action research and program evaluation in mixed methods and coverage of the latest advances in the mixed methods field Additional coverage on qualitative and quantitative data analysis software in the respective methods chapters.





Critical Theory: A Reader for Literary and Cultural Studies

Oxford University Press - Used book in Good Condition. Creswell and J. John w. Ideal as a stand-alone reader or as a companion to a critical theory survey--including How to Interpret Literature: Critical Theory for Literary and Cultural Studies, reading, writing, also by Robert Dale Parker--this collection of seminal readings invites students to join in the ongoing debates and controversies of critical discussion, and interpretation.

Distinctive features* provides a comprehensive selection of key works that speak to students' needs and interests without overwhelming them with too many selections* Offers clear, brief, and engaging headnotes at the beginning of each selection that place the essay in context i. E. Giving students a quick and reliable in-text resource* covers a variety of theoretical schools--from new criticism, angela mcrobbie, including selections on youth culture by dick hebdige, what the essay responds to or what responds to it and elucidate its key arguments* Includes key pieces from cultural studies critics not always well known in literary studies, and Postcolonial and Race Studies--weaving connections among chapters to show how these different movements respond to and build on each other* Organizes selections by theoretical school, and Deconstruction to Feminism, Queer Studies, and Tricia Rose* Provides a glossary of critical terms, Structuralism, unfolding chronologically and matching the organization of Parker's popular How to Interpret Literature* Features "see also" recommendations that connect different essays and critical movements from across the volume Used book in Good Condition.

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Literary Theory: An Anthology Blackwell Anthologies

Wiley-Blackwell - Literary Theory: An Anthology Blackwell Anthologies - John w. Covers all the major schools and methods that make up the dynamic field of literary theory, Sara Ahmed, from Formalism to Postcolonialism Expanded to include work from Stuart Hall, and Lauren Berlant. Corwin Publishers. David Creswell. Wiley-Blackwell. Used book in Good Condition. The new edition of this bestselling literary theory anthology has been thoroughly updated to include influential texts from innovative new areas, eco-criticism, including disability studies, and ethics.

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Stand Up Poetry: An Expanded Anthology

University Of Iowa Press - Over twenty years ago, Charles Harper Webb discovered a vibrant and invigorating poetry scene in southern California. John w. What do these words describe? A growing movement in American literary circles: Stand Up Poetry. Creswell and J. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. 978-1506386706. Corwin Publishers.

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Stand Up Poetry: An Expanded Anthology - From charles bukowski to billy collins and allison joseph, the poets included in this collection are popular and emerging, young and old; yet all exhibit the characteristics so important to Stand Up Poetry-humor, performability, accessibility, classical and experimental, individuality. Most important, these poems are enjoyable when read silently or aloud, on the page or on the stage.

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