Category Archives: Jehlen, Myra

Theory and Practice

Myra Jehlen and Paul Hunter discuss the impact of theory on modern literary scholarship and criticism. Shannon Ravenel discusses her work as editor of The Best American Short Stories of the Eighties (Houghton Mifflin). 538 – Theory and Practice

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Teachers on Teaching Part 3

A discussion of the Center’s 1989 summer seminars for high school teachers, Writers and Readers: Literature and Its Publics and Republics, Ancient to Modern. 478 – Teachers on Teaching Part 3

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Contemporary Women’s Studies

Myra Jehlen┬ásees much historical and literary scholarship about women in the mid-1980s as paradoxical. This stems from what she describes as an inherent alienation in which feminist writers are torn between critical comment and ideological opposition. In the second segment … Continue reading

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