Synopses & Reviews
Encompassing feminism, masculinities and queer theory, and drawing on film, literature, language, creative writing and digital technologies, these essays, from scholars experienced in teaching gender theory in university English programmes, offer inventive and student-focused strategies for teaching gender in the twenty-first century classroom.
About the Author
ALICE FERREBEis a Senior Lecturer in English at Liverpool John Moores University, UK. She is the author of Masculinity in Male-Authored Fiction 1950-2000 and the sixth volume of The Edinburgh History of Twentieth-Century Literature in Britain, 1950 - 1960: Good, Brave Causes. She teaches a number of gender-related literary modules.
FIONA TOLAN is Senior Lecturer in English at Liverpool John Moores University, UK. She is author of Margaret Atwood: Feminism and Fiction (Rodopi 2007), and co-editor of Writers Talk: Conversations with Contemporary British Novelists (Continuum 2008). She is also Associate Editor of the Journal of Postcolonial Writing.
Table of Contents
Gender and the Student Experience: teaching feminist writing in the post-feminist classroom; S.Andermahr
Teaching English to Gender Students: collaborative encounters with print and digital texts; A.K.Naylor
Teaching Queer Theory: Judith Butler, Shakespeare and She's The Man; C.Bates
'Do We Need Any More Books About Men?': teaching masculinities; B.Baker
'Men Couldn't Imagine Women's Lives': teaching gender and creative writing; S.Earnshaw
Teaching Gender and Language; J.Sunderland
Teaching Gender and Popular Culture;S.Genz
Bodies, Texts and Theories: teaching gender theory in a postcolonial context; S.L.Welsh
The Space Between Submission and Revolution: teaching gender in China; C.M.Voskuil
Teaching Gender in a Turkish Context; R.K.Silku
Women's Studies, Gender Studies, Feminist Studies? designing and delivering a course in gender at postgraduate level; R.Ballaster