Fantasy media in the classroom : essays on teaching with film, television, literature, graphic novels, and video games / edited by Emily Dial-Driver, Sally Emmons and Jim Ford
- Preface / Emily Dial-Driver -- Introduction / Jim Ford -- Seeing the Classics in a New Light: Using Fantasy as a Lens in Traditional Classes. Pop Pedagogy / Jesse Stallings -- Added Interest, Added Value / Laura Gray -- Bruce, Bill, and Barack / Carolyn Taylor -- Integrating New Works: Using Fantasy to Enrich Traditional Classes. Flights of Fantasy / Jim Ford -- Fusion Curriculum / Emily Dial-Driver -- "We're Not in Kansas Anymore" / Sally Emmons -- Critical Thinking and Post-Apocalyptic Literature / Mary M. Mackie -- Corruptible Power / Frances E. Morris and Emily Dial-Driver -- Breaching Barriers Between Work and Play / Shaka McGlotten -- Fantasy Classics: Hobbits and Harry in Interdisciplinary Courses / Jim Ford -- New Directions: The Joys of Fantasy Classes. Hansel, Gretel, and Coraline / J. Renee Cox -- The Fantastic Classroom: Teaching Buffy the Vampire Slayer / Emily Dial-Driver -- Buffy versus Bella: Teaching about Place and Gender / Jacqueline Bach, Jessica Broussard, and Melanie K. Hundley -- Brave New Classroom: Using Science Fiction to Teach Political Theory / Kenneth S. Hicks -- Incarnations of Immortal Creations / Emily Dial-Driver -- Conclusion / Jim Ford.
- "These essays combine close analyses of popular television shows including Buffy the Vampire Slayer; such films as The Matrix, The Dark Knight and Twilight; Watchmen and other graphic novels; and video games; with explanations of how best to use these and similar works in the classroom"--Provided by publisher.
- 9780786459216 (softcover : alk. paper) and 0786459212 (softcover : alk. paper)
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- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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