Harper Lee's To kill a mockingbird : new essays / edited by Michael J. Meyer

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Lee, Harper To kill a mockingbird
Lee, Harper. To kill a mockingbird
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2010
LC Classification: P, PS
Physical Description: xxiii, 265 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Table of Contents: Foreword / Maggie Seligman
Preface
Acknowledgments
Editor's Note
PART 1. EDUCATIONAL APPROACHES
1. What Teachers (Dont') Say: A Grounded Theory Approach to Online Discussions of To Kill a Mockingbird / James B. Kelley 3
2. Multimedia Mockingbird: Teaching Harper Lee's Novel Using Technology / Cecilia Donohue 19
3. A Soundtrack Approach to Teaching To Kill a Mockingbird / Cindy M. Williams 36
PART 2. TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD AND THE JUSTICE SYSTEM
4. The Courthouse Ring: Atticus Finch and the Limits of Southern Liberalism / Malcolm Gladwell 57
5. To Kill a Mockingbird: Fifty Years of Influence on the Legal Profession / Ann Engar 66
6. Bending the Law: The Search for Justice and Moral Purpose / Jeffrey B. Wood 81
PART 3. THEMES, IMAGERY, AND STRUCTURAL CHOICES
7. Unlikely Duos: Paired Characters in To Kill a Mockingbird / Robert C. Evans 101
8. On Reading To Kill a Mockingbird: Fifty Years Later / Angela Shaw-Thornburg 113
9. Spooks, Masks, Haints, and Things That Go Bump in the Night: Fear and Halloween Imagery in To Kill a Mockingbird / Michael J. Meyer 128
10. "A Rigid and Time-Honored Code": Sport and Identity in To Kill a Mockingbird / Carl F. Miller 143
11. Symbolic Justice: Reading Symbolism in Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird / Jochem Riesthuis 160
12. Walking in Another's Skin: Failure of Empathy in To Kill a Mockingbird / Katie Rose Guest Pryal 174
PART 4. SOCIAL CONCERNS
13. "Enable Us to Look Back": Performance and Disability in To Kill a Mockingbird / Lisa Detweiler Miller 193
14. "Just One Kind of Folks": The Normalizing Power of Disability in To Kill a Mockingbird / Hugh McElaney 211
15. To Kill a Mockingbird: Perceptions of "the Other" / Alec Gilmore 231
Related Reading and Publications 249
Index 255
About the Editor and the Contributors 261
Additional Authors: Meyer, Michael J., 1943-
Notes: LCCN: 2010020634
ISBN: 9780810877221 (hardcover : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0810877228 (hardcover : alk. paper)
ISBN: 9780810877238 (ebook)
ISBN: 0810877236 (ebook)
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents: What teachers (don't) say : a grounded theory approach to online discussions of To Kill a Mockingbird / James B. Kelley -- Multimedia Mockingbird : teaching Harper Lee's novel using technology / Derek Blair and Cecilia Donohue -- Soundtrack approach to teaching To Kill a Mockingbird / Christian Z. Goering and Cindy M. Williams -- Courthouse ring : Atticus Finch and the limits of southern liberalism / Malcolm Gladwell -- To Kill a Mockingbird : fifty years of influence on the legal profession / Ann Engar -- Bending the law : the search for justice and moral purpose / Jeffrey B. Wood -- Unlikely duos : paired characters in To Kill a Mockingbird / Robert C. Evans -- On reading To Kill a Mockingbird : fifty years later / Angela Shaw-Thornburg -- Spooks, masks, haints, and things that go bump in the night : fear and Halloween imagery in To Kill a Mockingbird / Michael J. Meyer -- "Rigid and time-honored code" : sport and identity in To Kill a Mockingbird / Carl F. Miller -- Symbolic justice : reading symbolism in Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird / Jochem Riesthuis -- Walking in another's skin : failure of empathy in To Kill a Mockingbird / Katie Rose Guest Pryal -- "Enable us to look back" : performance and disability in To Kill a Mockingbird / Lisa Detweiler Miller -- "Just one kind of folks" : the normalizing power of disability in To Kill a Mockingbird / Hugh McElaney -- To Kill a Mockingbird perceptions of "the other" / Alec Gilmore
King copy purchased with monies from the Robert B. Sinclair Library Collections Fund
Donation Info: Donor : Sinclair, Robert B
OCLC Number: 624556053
ISBN/ISSN: 9780810877221
0810877228
9780810877238
0810877236