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Dedicated to the Teaching of Medieval & Renaissance Literature

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~June 2015~



  1. 'All in Such Rare Disorder':
     The Witches of Lancashire (1634) in the Undergraduate Classroom" 

    By Dr. Richard W. Grinnell, Marist College

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Short Essays: Teaching Non-Traditional Texts

  1. "Teaching Caxton's Prologue to Eneydos as an Introduction to Renaissance Literary Culture"
    By Dr. Lindsay Ann Reid, National University of Ireland, Galway

  2. "Which Witch?: Teaching Brome and Heywood's The Late Lancashire Witches"
    By Dr. Tony Lilly, Sweet Briar College

  3. "Teaching History of the English Language with the Blickling Homilies"
    By Dr. Brandon W. Hawk, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Book Reviews

  1. The Honest Whore, Part I, by Thomas Dekker and Thomas Middleton, edited by Joost Daalder
    Reviewer: Dr. Stephen Wittek, McGill University

  2. God and Nature in the Thought of Margaret Cavendish
    edited by Brandie R. Siegfried and Lisa T. Sarasohn

    Reviewer: Dr. Christina Romanelli, University of North Carolina at Greensboro

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Practical Lesson Plan(s)

  1. "Teaching 'The Battle of Maldon': Lust, Lore, and Legos"
    By Dr. Audrey DeLong, Suffolk County Community College

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