Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Foreword
 
Chapter One: A Reason to Read: Why Literary Theory Engages Reluctant Readers
Chapter Two: Beginning at the Beginning: Teaching Myths and Archetypal Theory
Chapter Three: Structure and Sense: Teaching Students Objective Theory
Chapter Four: Segments and Gaps: Teaching Students Reader-Response Theory
Chapter Five: Biographical Criticism: Teaching Voice and Theme
Chapter Six: Race, Class, Gender—and Philosophy: Teaching Students Thematic Criticism
 
Appendix
References
Index