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Title Approaches to teaching Atwood's The handmaid's tale and other works / edited by Sharon R. Wilson, Thomas B. Friedman, and Shannon Hengen.
Imprint New York : Modern Language Association of America, 1996.

Series Approaches to teaching world literature, 1079-2652
Approaches to teaching world literature.
Subject Atwood, Margaret, 1939- -- Study and teaching.
Atwood, Margaret, 1939- -- Criticism and interpretation.
Atwood, Margaret, 1939- Handmaid's tale.
Feminism and literature -- Canada -- History -- 20th century.
Women and literature -- Canada -- History -- 20th century.
Alt Name Wilson, Sharon Rose.
Friedman, Thomas B.
Hengen, Shannon Eileen.
Description vii, 215 pages ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [189]-210) and index.
Contents Introduction / Sharon R. Wilson -- "Who is this woman?" / Jerome Rosenberg -- A feminist by another name : Atwood and the Canadian canon / Donna Bennett and Nathalie Cooke -- Satire : the no-woman's land of literary modes / Lorraine M. York -- Beyond violent dualities : Atwood in postcolonial contexts / Diana Brydon -- Atwood's intertextual and sexual politics / Sharon R. Wilson -- Using Atwood's Survival in an interdisciplinary Canadian studies course / Thomas B. Friedman.
Themes of identity in Atwood's poems and "rape fantasies" : using The Norton Anthology of Literature by Women / Sally A. Jacobsen -- The trickster text : teaching Atwood's works in creative writing classes / Kathryn VanSpanckeren -- Reading as rehearsal in a communication class : comic voicings in Atwood's poetry / Carol L. Benton -- A practical exercise : popular culture and gender construction in Surfacing and Bodily Harm / Garry Leonard -- "Hypocrite lecteuse! Ma semblable! Ma soeur!" : on teaching Murder in the Dark / Patricia Merivale.
Understanding contemporary American culture through The Handmaid's Tale : a sociology class / Pamela Hewitt -- Dystopia's point of no return : a team-taught utopia class / Ruud Teeuwen -- A feminist and psychoanalytic approach in a women's college / J. Brooks Bouson -- The end of the world and other things : Life before Man and The Handmaid's Tale / Carol L. Beran -- Atwood's reconstruction of folktales : The Handmaid's Tale and "Bluebeard's Egg" / Kathleen E.B. Manley -- Teaching literature through film : an interdisciplinary approach to Surfacing and The Handmaid's Tale / Mary K. Kirtz.
The Journals of Susanna Moodie as life writing / Marlene Kadar -- Atwood's You Are Happy : power politics, gender roles, and the transformation of myth / Helane Levine-Keating -- Atwood's female quest-romance : a psychoanalytical approach to Surfacing / Shuli Barzilai -- A writer for all theories : using Atwood's works to teach critical theory and praxis / Theodore F. Sheckels -- Cat's Eye as a reenvisioned portrait of the artist: a visual, Canadian studies, and feminist approach / Judith McCombs -- Negotiaitng wilderness tips / Arnold E. Davidson.
ISBN 0873527356 (recycled paper)
9780873527354 (recycled paper)
0873527364 (pbk. : recycled paper)
9780873527361 (pbk. : recycled paper)
OCLC # 34285105
Table of Contents
 Preface to the Series 
 Preface to the Volume / Sharon R. Wilson1
 Materials / Thomas B. Friedman, Shannon Hengen 
 "Who Is This Woman?" / Jerome Rosenberg28
 A Feminist by Another Name: Atwood and the Canadian Canon / Donna Bennett, Nathalie Cooke33
 Satire: The No-Woman's Land of Literary Modes / Lorraine M. York43
 Beyond Violent Dualities: Atwood in Postcolonial Contexts / Diana Brydon49
 Atwood's Intertextual and Sexual Politics / Sharon R. Wilson55
 Using Atwood's Survival in an Interdisciplinary Canadian Studies Course / Thomas B. Friedman63
 Themes of Identity in Atwood's Poems and "Rape Fantasies": Using The Norton Anthology of Literature by Women / Sally A. Jacobsen70
 The Trickster Text: Teaching Atwood's Works in Creative Writing Classes / Kathryn VanSpanckeren77
 Reading as Rehearsal in a Communication Class: Comic Voicings in Atwood's Poetry / Carol L. Benton84
 A Practical Exercise: Popular Culture and Gender Construction in Surfacing and Bodily Harm / Garry Leonard90
 "Hypocrite Lecteuse! Ma Semblable! Ma Soeur!": On Teaching Murder in the Dark / Patricia Merivale99
 Understanding Contemporary American Culture through The Handmaid's Tale: A Sociology Class / Pamela Hewitt109
 Dystopia's Point of No Return: A Team-Taught Utopia Class / Ruud Teeuwen114
 A Feminist and Psychoanalytic Approach in a Women's College / J. Brooks Bouson122
 The End of the World and Other Things: Life before Man and The Handmaid's Tale / Carol L. Beran128
 Atwood's Reconstruction of Folktales: The Handmaid's Tale and "Bluebeard's Egg" / Kathleen E. B. Manley135
 Teaching Literature through Film: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Surfacing and The Handmaid's Tale / Mary K. Kirtz140
 The Journals of Susanna Moodie as Life Writing / Marlene Kadar146
 Atwood's You Are Happy: Power Politics, Gender Roles, and the Transformation of Myth / Helane Levine-Keating153
 Atwood's Female Quest-Romance: A Psychoanalysis Approach to Surfacing / Shuli Barzilai161
 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 McCombs174
 Negotiating Wilderness Tips / Arnold E. Davidson180
 Contributors and Survey Participants187
 Works Cited: Books and Articles189
 Works Cited: Audiovisual Aids209

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