Approaches to Teaching Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings and Other Works - Approaches to Teaching World Literature S. (Paperback)Leslie A. Donovan (editor)
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Part 1 of this volume, "Materials," introduces instructors to the rich array of resources available for teaching Tolkien, including editions and criticism of his fiction and scholarship, historical material on his life and times, audiovisual materials, and film adaptations of his fiction. The essays in part 2, "Approaches," help instructors introduce students to critical debates around Tolkien's work, its sources, its influence, and its connection to ecology, religion, and science.
Contributors draw on interdisciplinary approaches to outline strategies for teaching Tolkien in a wide variety of classroom contexts.
Publisher: Modern Language Association of America
Number of pages: 304
Weight: 408 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 20 mm
"This work fills a major need. It will give graduate students and experienced professors alike the confidence to teach Tolkien and the ability to construct a meaningful and challenging course." --Janet Brennan Croft, University of Oklahoma
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