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Lauter, Paul

Overview
Works: 142 works in 476 publications in 3 languages and 10,886 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  History  Bibliography  Outlines and syllabi  Fiction  Humorous fiction  Feminist fiction  Dictionaries  Juvenile works 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Adapter
Classifications: E185.97.F715, 810.8
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Paul Lauter
Canons and contexts by Paul Lauter( )

20 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 1,910 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This collection of essays places issues central to literary study, particularly the question of the canon, in the context of institutional practices in American colleges universities. Lauter addresses such crucial concerns as what students should read and study, how standards of "quality" are defined and changed, the limits of theoretical discourse, and the ways race, gender, and class shape not only teaching, curricula, and research priorities, but collegiate personnel actions as well. The book examines critically the variety of recent proposals for "reforming" higher education, and it calls into question many practices--like employing large numbers of part-timers--now popular with college managers. Offering concrete examples of a "comparative" method of teaching literary texts, and specific instances for "integrating" curricula, Canons and Contexts proposes realistic ideas for creating varied, spirited and democratic classrooms and colleges"--Back cover
The Heath anthology of American literature by Paul Lauter( Book )

61 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Politics of literature : dissenting essays on the teaching of English by Louis Kampf( Book )

17 editions published between 1970 and 1973 in English and held by 1,009 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From Walden Pond to Jurassic Park : activism, culture, & American studies by Paul Lauter( )

11 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 906 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the changes that have occurred in the field of American Studies over the past 40 years
The making of Black revolutionaries : a personal account by James Forman( Book )

1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 804 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the 1960s James Forman served as Executive Secretary and Director of International Affairs of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee. Provides a record of the events that took place in the streets, meetings, churches, jails, and in people's hearts and minds in the 1960s civil rights movement
Theories of comedy by Paul Lauter( Book )

12 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The conspiracy of the young by Paul Lauter( Book )

9 editions published between 1970 and 1971 in English and held by 548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reconstructing American literature : courses, syllabi, issues( Book )

6 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A companion to American literature and culture by Paul Lauter( )

21 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This expansive Companion to American Literature provides a set of fresh perspectives, some related, some dissonant, on the wealth of texts produced in and around what is now the United States. Written by experts in the field, the Companion embraces the many different voices that constitute American literature, from slave narratives and oral tales to regional writing and literature of the environment. It demonstrates that American literature was multicultural before Europeans arrived on the continent, and even more so thereafter." "The three sections of the book offer three distinctive paradigms for thinking about American literature. The first section draws attention to the ways in which American literature has been constructed and studied at differing moments and by different groups of people. The second looks at the literary production of individual authors and at groups of writers who interacted with one another. The final section examines the interactions between contemporary forms of creative expression and the theories that inform and are, in turn, shaped by such writing."--Jacket
The impact of women's studies on the campus and the disciplines by Florence Howe( Book )

9 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The impact that the over 300 women's studies programs have had on the institutions that house them and on academic professional associations is studied in this monograph. It is based on a review of limited literature evaluating the impact of women's studies, as well as on materials from 119 women's studies programs, and some 57 professional societies, women's caucuses, and commissions. The major impact of women's studies is the establishment of a curricular unit, called a women's studies program, on a campus. The early emphasis on normative evaluation of these studies, the shift to formative evaluation, and the current context of evaluation are discussed. The formation and growth of professional women's groups and activities of groups surveyed are considered. Funding for the establishment of a longitudinal data base on women's studies is suggested. Recommendations on key issues in policy and research concern curriculum, faculty, institutionalization, and graduate study. A literature review, bibliography, and information on the University of Minnesota's Women's Studies Self Survey Report are included. (Sw)
Walden ; and, Civil disobedience : complete texts with introduction, historical contexts, critical essays by Henry David Thoreau( Book )

5 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Finding community ; a guide to community research and action by Ron Jones( Book )

1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For those concerned with contemporary social problems, whether as students, members of community groups, or individual citizens, this book attempts not only to describe the issues, but also to offer some starting points for local research and action. As an educational tool, it is based on the belief that a good way to learn about a community is to get involved with it. It can be used in some form at every educational level. Each of the eleven chapters has four parts: 1) Indictment to briefly describe the problem; 2) Readings to serve as evidence drawn from different sources; 3) Community Research and Action; and, 4) Alternatives to show efforts of people to create new institutions to answer the problems raised by the old. The core material lies in the research and action sections; the research questions can be used to decide whether the conditions described in the indictments and readings exist in your community. For example, one of the activities included in the chapter on food costs and quality consists of a "Food Market Survey". A chart is provided on which one can compare prices on individual items in low- and middle-income markets, and food co-ops. Some of the other issues covered are: selling practices and credit abuse, experiencing the welfare system, condition of American housing, the police, the draft, and the environment. (Author/JLB)
The Heath anthology of American literature by Paul Lauter( Book )

34 editions published between 1990 and 2003 in English and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of American working-class literature( Book )

10 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A History of American Working-Class Literature sheds light not only on the lived experience of class but the enormously varied creativity of working-class people throughout the history of what is now the United States. By charting a chronology of working-class experience, as the conditions of work have changed over time, this volume shows how the practice of organizing, economic competition, place, and time shape opportunity and desire. The subjects range from transportation narratives and slave songs to the literature of deindustrialization and globalization. Among the literary forms discussed are memoir, journalism, film, drama, poetry, speeches, fiction, and song. Essays focus on plantation, prison, factory, and farm, as well as on labor unions, workers' theaters, and innovative publishing ventures. Chapters spotlight the intersections of class with race, gender, and place. The variety, depth, and many provocations of this History are certain to enrich the study and teaching of American literature."--Jacket
E.E. Cummings, index to first lines and bibliography of works by and about the poet by Paul Lauter( Book )

31 editions published between 1955 and 1977 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A focus on rebellion by Albert T Anderson( Book )

1 edition published in 1962 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Literature, class, and culture : an anthology by Paul Lauter( Book )

5 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The autobiographies of the Haymarket martyrs by Philip Sheldon Foner( Book )

1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The women's movement : impact on the campus and curriculum by National Conference on Higher Education( Book )

2 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The unpossessed by Tess Slesinger( Book )

2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Details the ins and outs and ups and downs of left-wing New York intellectual life and features a cast of litterateurs, layabouts, lotharios, academic activists, and fur-clad patrons of protest and the arts."--Back cover
 
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Canons and contexts
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English (257)

Spanish (1)

Polish (1)

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The Heath anthology of American literatureFrom Walden Pond to Jurassic Park : activism, culture, & American studiesA companion to American literature and cultureWalden ; and, Civil disobedience : complete texts with introduction, historical contexts, critical essaysThe Heath anthology of American literatureLiterature, class, and culture : an anthologyThe autobiographies of the Haymarket martyrsThe unpossessed