Teaching Literature and Other Arts

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Modern Language Association of America, 1990 - Art - 183 pages
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Focusing primarily on undergraduate teaching, this collection of eighteen pioneering essays describes courses interweaving literature with music and the visual arts. Each essay is supplemented by a syllabus of the course; an appendix offers six additional syllabi.

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"Every humanist interested in teaching and in enhancing its variety should have this book at hand."
-Modern Language Journal
Review in COMPARATIVE LITERATURE STUDIES, Vol. 32, No. 4, 1995:
Determining valid interart analogies / Jon D. Green --
The comparative study of the arts / Claus Clüver --
Perception in literature and art / Mary Ann Caws --
Against comparison : teaching literature and the visual arts / W.J.T. Mitchell --
Literature and painting / Wendy Steiner --
Literature and architecture : spatial form and composition / Jesse J. Easley --
Literature and music / Robert Spaethling --
Adaptations of literature into other arts / Anthony J. Mazzella --
The history of Western culture : literature and art / James V. Mirollo Literature as art : sequencing learning in the core curriculum / Linda Dittmar --
The quest for values / Jean-Pierre Barricelli --
The Baroque in Europe / Joseph Gibaldi --
Nineteenth-century fiction, music, and painting / Robert K. Wallace --
The year 1913 : an interdisciplinary course / J. Theodore Johnson, Jr. --
Twentieth-century ideas in literature and painting / Betty Jean Craige --
The demonic pact : the Faust myth in music and literature / Marcia Green Images of women in contemporary arts : interart discourse with a social dimension / Estella Lauter --
The city in American literature and art : images, situations, and pluralism / Sidney H. Bremer --
Literature and the other arts / Stephen C. Behrendt --
Literature and music / Mildred Meyer Boaz --
Pen and pencil : the illustrated work / Gail Lynn Goldberg --
Literature and the arts in England : an introduction / Laura L. Doan --
Fantasy in nineteenth-century literature and art / Richard Dellamora --
Poetry, art, and music (1850-1930) / Ainslie Armstrong McLees.

About the author (1990)

Jean-Pierre Barricelli was Professor of Humanities and Comparative Literature at the University of California, Riverside. His scholarly achievements included 17 books and over 100 articles which ranged over such topics as the Italian greats Leopardi and Dante, as well as the interrelationships between literature, music, drama, and law.

Joseph Gibaldi's books include Approaches to Teaching Chaucer's Canterbury Tales (1980), Introduction to Scholarship in Modern Languages and Literatures (1992, 2nd edition), and MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers (2003, 6th edition).

Estella Lauter is Professor Emerita at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh. Her publications include Women as Mythmakers: Poetry and Visual Art by Twentieth-Century Women and The Essential Rudder: North Channel Poems . Her poems have appeared in Peninsula Pulse , Free Verse , Verse Wisconsin , Wisconsin People and Ideas , and several anthologies.

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