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  • 1. Editors’ Introduction–Jennifer L. Holberg and Marcy Taylor

    2. Letter to the Editors–Ruth Misheloff

    3. The Strangeness of Creative Writing: An Institutional Query–Shirley Geok-lin Lim

    4. Symposium: Teach The Faerie Queene in a Week? Spenser in Today’s Curriculum

    5. “Clowdily Enwrapped in Allegorical Deuices”: The Joys and Perils of Teaching Spenser’s Epic–Sheila T. Cavanagh

    6. What I Really Teach When I’m Teaching Spenser–Judith H. Anderson

    7. “Mishaps . . . Maistred by Aduice Discrete”: Teaching The Faerie Queene–

    Daniel T. Lochman

    8. Teaching Spenser As Fantasy Literature; or,How to Lure Unsuspecting Undergraduates into a Spenser Course–Susannah Brietz Monta

    9. Whose Poem Is This Anyway? Teaching Spenser through the Stanza

    Workshop–John Webster

    10. Postpositivist Realism in the Multicultural Writing Classroom: Beyond the

    Paralysis of Cultural Relativism–Laurie Grobman

    11. Freirean Codifications: Changing Walls into Windows–Irvin Peckham

    12. Symposium: Teaching the Conflicts at Twenty Years

    13. Conflicts over Conflicts–Steve Benton

    14. Jerry’s Blind Spot–Jane Tompkins

    15. We Really Do Not Know How to Disagree with Each Other–Jeffrey Wallen

    16. Gerald Graff at the Museum of Natural History–Robin Valenza

    17. Graff and the Left–David R. Shumway

    18. Technologizing the Conflicts: Graff and the Web–Craig Stroupe

    19. Conflict Clarifies: A Response–Gerald Graff

    From the Classroom

    20. English Education Students and Professional Identity Development: Using Narrative and Metaphor to Challenge Preexisting Ideologies–Janet Alsup

    21. Reflections on Teaching Sports Literature in the Academy–Tracy J. R. Collins

    22. Simple, Surprising, Useful? Three Questions for Judging Teaching Methods–

    William Palmer

    23. Early American Print Culture in a Digital Age: Pedagogical Possibilities–Scott Ellis


    24. Roundtable: Reviews of Literature and Lives: A Response-Based, Cultural Studies Approach to Teaching English, by Allen Carey-Webb

    25. Associate Editor’s Introduction–George Drake

    26. Practicing What We Teach: A Response-Based, Cultural Studies Approach

    to Reviewing Literature and Lives–Jeraldine Kraver

    27. Literature, Lives, and Teachers–John Allen

    28. Let Teaching Take Its Course–David Swerdlow

    29. Contributors

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    This issue fuses theoretical approaches and practical realities with its two featured symposiums of articles on Gerald Graff and teaching conflicts and on how to teach Spenser’s The Faerie Queene in a week.

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