Teaching Medieval and Early Modern Cross Cultural Encounters

Drawing from theatre, English studies, and art history, among others, these essays discuss the challenges and rewards of teaching medieval and early modern texts in the 21st-century university.

Teaching Medieval and Early Modern Cross Cultural Encounters

Teaching Medieval and Early Modern Cross Cultural Encounters

Drawing from theatre, English studies, and art history, among others, these essays discuss the challenges and rewards of teaching medieval and early modern texts in the 21st-century university. Topics range from the intersections of race, religion, gender, and nation in cross-cultural encounters to the use of popular culture as pedagogical tools.

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Teaching Medieval and Early Modern Cross-Cultural Encounters
Language: en
Pages: 253
Authors: K. Attar, L. Shutters
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-12-17 - Publisher: Springer

Drawing from theatre, English studies, and art history, among others, these essays discuss the challenges and rewards of teaching medieval and early modern texts in the 21st-century university. Topics range from the intersections of race, religion, gender, and nation in cross-cultural encounters to the use of popular culture as pedagogical
The English Renaissance and the Far East
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Adele Lee
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-10-25 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

This book offers a timely examination of cultural encounters between Britain, China, and Japan, past and present. It challenges Edward Said’s model of East/West relations and offers a radical reconceptualization of the English Renaissance by suggesting it was not so different from the increasingly Sinocentric world we currently inhabit.
Approaches to Teaching Shakespeare's English History Plays
Language: en
Pages: 249
Authors: Laurie Ellinghausen
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-06-01 - Publisher: Modern Language Association

Shakespeare's history plays make up nearly a third of his corpus and feature iconic characters like Falstaff, the young Prince Hal, and Richard III--as well as unforgettable scenes like the storming of Harfleur. But these plays also present challenges for teachers, who need to help students understand shifting dynastic feuds,
Far-Right Revisionism and the End of History
Language: en
Pages: 472
Authors: Louie Dean Valencia-García
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-04-06 - Publisher: Routledge

In Far-Right Revisionism and the End of History: Alt/Histories, historians, sociologists, neuroscientists, lawyers, cultural critics, and literary and media scholars come together to offer an interconnected and comparative collection for understanding how contemporary far-right, neo-fascist, Alt-Right, Identitarian, and New Right movements have proposed revisions and counter-narratives to accepted understandings of
Representing Difference in the Medieval and Modern Orientalist Romance
Language: en
Pages: 279
Authors: Amy Burge
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-02-14 - Publisher: Springer

This book, the first full-length cross-period comparison of medieval and modern literature, offers cutting edge research into the textual and cultural legacy of the Middle Ages: a significant and growing area of scholarship. At the juncture of literary, cultural and gender studies, and capitalizing on a renewed interest in popular

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