Results: 4 Open Textbooks
  • Open Modernisms Anthology Builder

    Author(s): Stephen Ross, University of Victoria, Matt Huculak, University of Victoria

    Updated: Sep 17, 2021

    Description: THIS RESOURCE WILL BE ARCHIVED ON OCTOBER 22, 2021, AS IT IS BEING REDEVELOPED FOR ANOTHER PROJECT. AFTER THIS DATE, YOU WILL BE ABLE TO FIND THE RESOURCE WEBSITE HERE: http://mvp.uvic.ca/. Open Modernisms is an open, Creative-Commons-licensed online platform that allows teachers and scholars to build custom anthologies of out-of-copyright primary materials for the period 1850–1950. It uses a custom-built Islandora module to host a library of documents from which users can select and rearrange ...[more]

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  • English Literature: Victorians and Moderns

    Author(s): Dr. James Sexton, Camosun College

    Updated: Aug 13, 2021

    Description: English Literature: Victorians and Moderns is an anthology with a difference. In addition to providing annotated teaching editions of many of the most frequently-taught classics of Victorian and Modern poetry, fiction and drama, it also provides a series of guided research casebooks which make available numerous published essays from open access books and journals, as well as several reprinted critical essays from established learned journals such as English Studies in Canada and the Aldous Hux...[more]

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  • Naming the Unnamable: An Approach to Poetry for New Generations

    Author(s): Michelle Bonczek Evory. Western Michigan University

    Updated: Jun 13, 2019

    Description: Informed by a writing philosophy that values both spontaneity and discipline, Michelle Bonczek Evory’s Naming the Unnameable: An Approach to Poetry for New Generations offers practical advice and strategies for developing a writing process that is centered on play and supported by an understanding of America’s rich literary traditions. With consideration to the psychology of invention, Bonczek Evory provides students with exercises aimed to make writing in its early stages a form of play that ...[more]

  • Literature, the Humanities, and Humanity

    Author(s): Dr. Theodore L. Steinberg, SUNY Fredonia

    Updated: Jun 13, 2019

    Description: Literature, the Humanities, and Humanity attempts to make the study of literature more than simply another school subject that students have to take. At a time when all subjects seem to be valued only for their testability, this book tries to show the value of reading and studying literature, even earlier literature. It shows students, some of whom will themselves become teachers, that literature actually has something to say to them. Furthermore, it shows that literature is meant to be enjoyed...[more]

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