Teaching Theory

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Teaching Theory

Format:  Paperback,

193 pages

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

Publish Date: Mar 2011

ISBN-13: 9780230520745

ISBN-10: 023052074X

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This new volume in the 'Teaching the New English' series aims to provide a historical view of the teaching of literary theory in universities, a current survey and aims for the teaching of theory in the future.


Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: Mar 2011
ISBN-13: 9780230520745
ISBN-10: 023052074X
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 193
Shipping Weight (in pounds): 0.55
Product in Inches (L x W x H): 5.4 x 0.6 x 8.4
Walmart No.: 9780230520745

Chapter outline

Series Prefacep. vi
Notes on Contributorsp. viii
Chronologyp. xi
Introduction: The History and Present Condition of Theory-A Brief Accountp. 1
Teaching Theoryp. 14
Appendix: Theory Heuristics-Short Guide for Studentsp. 29
The Resistance to History: Teaching in the Presentp. 33
The Attractions of Theoryp. 49
Syntactics-Semantics-Pragmatics (Still Having One's Cake?)p. 63
The Motivation of Literary Theory: From National Culture to World Literaturep. 78
Marketing Theory: An Overview of Theory Guidesp. 95
From Theory to Practice: Literary Studies in the Classroomp. 111
At Home in Theory? Teaching One's Way Through the Theory at Homep. 127
Reading by Recipe: Postcolonial Theory and the Practice of Readingp. 146
Do I Hate Theory?p. 163
Recommended Further Readingp. 186
Indexp. 191

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