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Approaches to Teaching Baraka's Dutchman

Approaches to Teaching Baraka's Dutchman( )
Editor: Early, Gerald
Calihman, Matthew
Series title:Approaches to Teaching World Literature Ser.
Publication Date:May 2018
Publisher:Modern Language Association of America
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $24.00
Book Description:

Offers pedagogical techniques for teaching the play Dutchman by Amiri Baraka (LeRoi Jones) in college literature, drama, and film courses, including consideration of race, gender, black arts and other literary movements, the blues and popular music, and African American history. Gives syllabus suggestions for undergraduate and graduate courses.

Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / American / African American
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 Inches
Book Weight:0.7 Pounds
Author Biography
Cornell University graduate Gerald Early is an essayist and professor at Washington University.

Early was the director of African and Afro-American studies at Washington University and the director of the American Culture Studies Program. He was also named the Merle Kling Professor of Modern Letters in Arts and Sciences.

His essays have been included in Harpers, The New Republic, and Hungry Mind Review. His books include One Nation Under a Groove: Motown and American Culture, Lure and Loathing: Essays on Race, Identity and Ambivalence of Assimilation, and Body Language: Writers on Sport. Early received the National Book Critics Circle Award for his book The Culture of Bruising: Essays on Literature, Prizefighting, and Modern American Culture.


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