Approaches to teaching Atwood's The handmaid's tale and other works / edited by Sharon R. Wilson, Thomas B. Friedman and Shannon Hengen

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Subjects: Handmaid's tale
Feminism and literature--Canada--History--20th century
Women and literature--Canada--History--20th century
Atwood, Margaret, Handmaid's tale
Atwood, Margaret, 1939---Study and teaching
Atwood, Margaret, 1939---Criticism and interpretation
Atwood, Margaret, 1939- Handmaid's tale
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New York : Modern Language Association of America, 1996
Series: Approaches to teaching world literature 56
LC Classification: P, PR
Physical Description: vii, 215 p. ; 23 cm
Table of Contents: Preface to the Series
Preface to the Volume / Sharon R. Wilson 1
Materials / Thomas B. Friedman, Shannon Hengen
"Who Is This Woman?" / Jerome Rosenberg 28
A Feminist by Another Name: Atwood and the Canadian Canon / Donna Bennett, Nathalie Cooke 33
Satire: The No-Woman's Land of Literary Modes / Lorraine M. York 43
Beyond Violent Dualities: Atwood in Postcolonial Contexts / Diana Brydon 49
Atwood's Intertextual and Sexual Politics / Sharon R. Wilson 55
Using Atwood's Survival in an Interdisciplinary Canadian Studies Course / Thomas B. Friedman 63
Themes of Identity in Atwood's Poems and "Rape Fantasies": Using The Norton Anthology of Literature by Women / Sally A. Jacobsen 70
The Trickster Text: Teaching Atwood's Works in Creative Writing Classes / Kathryn VanSpanckeren 77
Reading as Rehearsal in a Communication Class: Comic Voicings in Atwood's Poetry / Carol L. Benton 84
A Practical Exercise: Popular Culture and Gender Construction in Surfacing and Bodily Harm / Garry Leonard 90
"Hypocrite Lecteuse! Ma Semblable! Ma Soeur!": On Teaching Murder in the Dark / Patricia Merivale 99
Understanding Contemporary American Culture through The Handmaid's Tale: A Sociology Class / Pamela Hewitt 109
Dystopia's Point of No Return: A Team-Taught Utopia Class / Ruud Teeuwen 114
A Feminist and Psychoanalytic Approach in a Women's College / J. Brooks Bouson 122
The End of the World and Other Things: Life before Man and The Handmaid's Tale / Carol L. Beran 128
Atwood's Recontruction of Folktales: The Handmaid's Tale and "Bluebeard's Egg" / Kathleen E. B. Manley 135
Teaching Literature through Film: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Surfacing and The Handmaid's Tale / Mary K. Kirtz 140
The Journals of Susanna Moodie as Life Writing / Marlene Kadar 146
Atwood's You Are Happy: Power Politics, Gender Roles, and the Transformation of Myth / Helane Levine-Keating 153
Atwood's Female Quest-Romance: A Psychoanalysis Approach to Surfacing / Shuli Barzilai 161
A Writer for All Theories: Using Atwood's Works to Teach Critical Theory and Praxis / Theodore F. Sheckels, Jr. 167
Cat's Eye as a Reenvisioned Portrait of the Artist: A Visual, Canadian Studies, and Feminist Approach / Judith McCombs 174
Negotiating Wilderness Tips / Arnold E. Davidson 180
Contributors and Survey Participants 187
Works Cited: Books and Articles 189
Works Cited: Audiovisual Aids 209
Index 211
Additional Authors: Wilson, Sharon Rose
Friedman, Thomas B
Hengen, Shannon Eileen
Notes: LCCN: 96006231
ISBN: 0873527356
ISBN: 0873527364 (pbk.)
Includes bibliographical references (p. [189]-210) and index
OCLC Number: 34285105
ISBN/ISSN: 0873527356