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The Resource Approaches to teaching Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings and other works, edited by Leslie A. Donovan

Approaches to teaching Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings and other works, edited by Leslie A. Donovan

Label
Approaches to teaching Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings and other works
Title
Approaches to teaching Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings and other works
Statement of responsibility
edited by Leslie A. Donovan
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Offers pedagogical techniques for teaching Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit, and The Silmarillion in undergraduate and graduate classes. Topics include race, gender, sources, environmental sustainability, interdisciplinarity, learning communities, science, epic, pastoral, and reception. Includes syllabus suggestions, information on editions, reference works, biographies, film adaptations, and online resources"--
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Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
823/.912
Index
index present
LC call number
PR6039.O32
LC item number
Z555 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1957-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Donovan, Leslie A.
Series statement
Approaches to teaching world literature,
Series volume
136
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Tolkien, J. R. R.
  • Tolkien, J. R. R.
  • Fantasy fiction, English
  • LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Study & Teaching
  • LITERARY CRITICISM / Science Fiction & Fantasy
  • LITERARY CRITICISM / European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Label
Approaches to teaching Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings and other works, edited by Leslie A. Donovan
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part One: Materials / Leslie A. Donovan -- Tolkien in context -- Editions -- The instructor's library -- Multimedia aids for teaching -- Part Two: Approaches. Introduction: Seed of courage not so hidden / Leslie A. Donovan -- Teaching the Controversies. The perils of the Tolkien course: reading the readings / Craig Franson -- Teaching the critical debate over The Lord of the Rings / James McNelis -- Tolkien's Other Works as Background. Eucatastrophe and the battle with the dark / Verlyn Flieger -- Why teach The Silmarillion? Tolkien's mythology of the abject hero / Jane Chance -- Child of the kindly west: innocence and experience in The Hobbit / Brian Walter -- Using The History of Middle-earth with Tolkien's fiction / Yvette Kisor -- Connections to the Past. Presenting Tolkien's pasts / Robin Chapman Stacey -- Teaching the oral tradition in The Lord of the Rings / Leslie Stratyner -- Becoming Tolkien: reading his Anglo-Saxon and Boethian sources / Liam Felsen -- Tolkien as nation builder: teaching The Lord of The Rings in an epic literature class / Melissa Ridley Elmes -- Conceptions of the pastoral in The Fellowship of the Ring / Philip Irving Mitchell -- Modern and Contemporary Perspectives. Teaching Tolkien in the context of the fantasy tradition / Christopher Cobb -- Tolkien and the modern: reading the canon through The Lord of the Rings / Sharin Schroeder -- The tower, the sausage maker, and the soup: teaching Tolkien in a postmodern classroom / Thomas L. Martin -- Teaching Tolkien and race: an inconvenient combination? / Dimitra Fimi -- Women students and The Lord of the Rings: showing them where they fit in / Shelley Rees -- Language, culture, environment, and diversity in The Lord of the Rings / Deidre Dawson -- Interdisciplinary Contexts. Starting with the film: Jackson as a way back to Tolkien on heroism and evil / Christopher Crane -- Tolkien and faith: an interdisciplinary approach / Nancy Enright -- Melkor, moon letters, and Menelmacar: Middle-earth in the science classroom / Kristine Larsen -- Tolkien and environmental sustainability in the science curriculum / Justin Edward Everett -- Classroom Contexts and Strategies for Teaching. Tolkien in the first-year literature survey course / Anna Smol -- Team-teaching Tolkien in a large lecture class: challenges and opportunities / Julia Simms Holderness -- England's mythmaker? A Tolkien learning community / James R. Vitullo and Keith W. Jensen -- "(T)hings that were, and things that are, and things that yet may be": teaching Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings online / Judy Ann Ford and Robin Anne Reid -- Morals and malice in Middle-earth / James Gould and Ted Hazelgrove -- Tolkien immersion: why a three-week intensive course works / Cami D. Agan -- The Council of Elrond, all those poems, and the famous f-ing elves: teaching the hard parts of Tolkien / Michael D.C. Drout -- Fellowship and the rings: intellectual sociability and collaborative learning among Tolkien and the Inklings / Michael Tomko
Control code
892894979
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xii, 279 pages
Isbn
9781603292061
Isbn Type
(paper)
Lccn
2015016037
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)892894979
Label
Approaches to teaching Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings and other works, edited by Leslie A. Donovan
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part One: Materials / Leslie A. Donovan -- Tolkien in context -- Editions -- The instructor's library -- Multimedia aids for teaching -- Part Two: Approaches. Introduction: Seed of courage not so hidden / Leslie A. Donovan -- Teaching the Controversies. The perils of the Tolkien course: reading the readings / Craig Franson -- Teaching the critical debate over The Lord of the Rings / James McNelis -- Tolkien's Other Works as Background. Eucatastrophe and the battle with the dark / Verlyn Flieger -- Why teach The Silmarillion? Tolkien's mythology of the abject hero / Jane Chance -- Child of the kindly west: innocence and experience in The Hobbit / Brian Walter -- Using The History of Middle-earth with Tolkien's fiction / Yvette Kisor -- Connections to the Past. Presenting Tolkien's pasts / Robin Chapman Stacey -- Teaching the oral tradition in The Lord of the Rings / Leslie Stratyner -- Becoming Tolkien: reading his Anglo-Saxon and Boethian sources / Liam Felsen -- Tolkien as nation builder: teaching The Lord of The Rings in an epic literature class / Melissa Ridley Elmes -- Conceptions of the pastoral in The Fellowship of the Ring / Philip Irving Mitchell -- Modern and Contemporary Perspectives. Teaching Tolkien in the context of the fantasy tradition / Christopher Cobb -- Tolkien and the modern: reading the canon through The Lord of the Rings / Sharin Schroeder -- The tower, the sausage maker, and the soup: teaching Tolkien in a postmodern classroom / Thomas L. Martin -- Teaching Tolkien and race: an inconvenient combination? / Dimitra Fimi -- Women students and The Lord of the Rings: showing them where they fit in / Shelley Rees -- Language, culture, environment, and diversity in The Lord of the Rings / Deidre Dawson -- Interdisciplinary Contexts. Starting with the film: Jackson as a way back to Tolkien on heroism and evil / Christopher Crane -- Tolkien and faith: an interdisciplinary approach / Nancy Enright -- Melkor, moon letters, and Menelmacar: Middle-earth in the science classroom / Kristine Larsen -- Tolkien and environmental sustainability in the science curriculum / Justin Edward Everett -- Classroom Contexts and Strategies for Teaching. Tolkien in the first-year literature survey course / Anna Smol -- Team-teaching Tolkien in a large lecture class: challenges and opportunities / Julia Simms Holderness -- England's mythmaker? A Tolkien learning community / James R. Vitullo and Keith W. Jensen -- "(T)hings that were, and things that are, and things that yet may be": teaching Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings online / Judy Ann Ford and Robin Anne Reid -- Morals and malice in Middle-earth / James Gould and Ted Hazelgrove -- Tolkien immersion: why a three-week intensive course works / Cami D. Agan -- The Council of Elrond, all those poems, and the famous f-ing elves: teaching the hard parts of Tolkien / Michael D.C. Drout -- Fellowship and the rings: intellectual sociability and collaborative learning among Tolkien and the Inklings / Michael Tomko
Control code
892894979
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xii, 279 pages
Isbn
9781603292061
Isbn Type
(paper)
Lccn
2015016037
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)892894979

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