Latino/a Literature in the Classroom

ISBN: 9780415724203

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In one of the most rapidly growing areas of literary study, this volume provides the first comprehensive guide to teaching Latino/a literature in all variety of learning environments. Essays by internationally renowned scholars offer an array of approaches and methods to the teaching of the novel, short story, plays, poetry, autobiography, testimonial, comic book, children and young adult literature, film, performance art, and multi-media digital texts, among others. The essays provide conceptual vocabularies and tools to help teachers design courses that pay attention to:

  • Issues of form across a range of storytelling media
  • Issues of content such as theme and character
  • Issues of historical periods, linguistic communities, and regions
  • Issues of institutional classroom settings
The volume innovatively adds to and complicates the broader humanities curriculum by offering new possibilities for pedagogical practice.

Title:
Latino/a Literature in the Classroom
ISBN-10:
0415724201
ISBN-13:
9780415724203
Author:
Publisher:
CRC Press
Published Date:
20150626
Binding
Hardback
Pages:
380
Language:
English
Product Dim.:
9.75 H x 6.75 W (inches)

Frederick Luis Aldama is Arts and Humanities Distinguished Professor of English at the Ohio State University, USA, where he is also Director of the Latino Studies Program and founder and director of Latino and Latin American Studies Space for Enrichment and Research (LASER).

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Frederick Luis Aldama is Arts and Humanities Distinguished Professor of English at the Ohio State University, USA, where he is also Director of the Latino Studies Program and founder and director of Latino and Latin American Studies Space for Enrichment and Research (LASER).

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