How do I break through the fog of social-media-addled brains? Why are we teaching four-hundred-year-old plays at all? Teaching Shakespeare beyond the Centre is, at times, an inspiring collection of essays devoted to working against the grain of such thinking. The [End Page ] approaches covered here are often simultaneously innovative and resistant: encouraging creativity and collaboration while at the same time never accepting that engaging with the text should be anything less than at the center of Shakespeare pedagogy.
It is a book predominantly committed, despite its antipodean focus, to providing adoptable models and strategies that could be applied in any Shakespeare classroom.
Dr Kathryn Kate Flaherty
Shakespeare still dominates theater repertoires and English curricula in ways that homegrown playwrights do not. It is a point well made even if a touch zealously at times and one worth heeding as perhaps the most fervent clarion call of the collection to teachers in this region.
- Upcoming Events.
- Books & Apps | Shakespeare TwentyScore!
- Biomaterials for Surgical Operation.
- Biographical details?
Instead, a far more playful, exploratory kind of teaching is promoted, one both irreverent and critically reflective. These essays ask that teachers and students rethink, and even un think, received ideas about Shakespeare in ways that build capacity for unfettered critical thinking and collaborative engagement.
Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide.
- Craniofacial Muscles?
- Missionary Labours and Scenes in Southern Africa.
- The Accidental Trainer: You Know Computers, So They Want You to Teach Everyone Else;
Forged from a partnership between a university press and a library, Project MUSE is a trusted part of the academic and scholarly community it serves. Built on the Johns Hopkins University Campus.
Our Research Publications | Shakespeare Reloaded
Toggle navigation. New to eBooks.
How many copies would you like to buy? Semler Series: Palgrave Shakespeare Studies. Add to Cart Add to Cart.