I cannot tell a lie. The books I use and read most are at home in an entire other set of bookshelves 🙂 In many ways, the books in this picture are like a look through the intellectual history of my life. I wrote my dissertation on images of the 1890 Ghost Dance … Continue reading Shelfie Thursday: Lisa Tatonetti
When students come to my office, they often scan my bookshelves while I read through their drafts. I wonder what impression they’re forming from the titles they read? What words repeat? Gender. Feminist. Rhetoric. Language. Teaching. Composition. Body and Bodies. Students in my “Advanced Expository Writing for Prospective Teachers” classes would recognize the books on … Continue reading Shelfie Thursday: Abby Knoblauch
Books may furnish a room, but it’s the shelves that provide the key to happiness. Where books give you all the intensive pleasures of reading and analysis, bookshelves offer the calmer joys of meditation and reflection. Let your eyes drift over the titles, the play of colors, the passing moments of nostalgia or recollection … Continue reading Shelfie Thursday: Kimball Smith
On these shelves, you will find some of the books I teach in my courses on children's and adolescent literature, including Brian Selznick's The Invention of Hugo Cabret (which I am teaching in ENGL 698 "Film Adaptations of Children's Classics" this semester). You will also find recently published books for children and young adults that I … Continue reading Shelfie Thursday: Anne Phillips
Originally posted February 16, 2017. A few shelves from Philip Nel’s office. Some picturebooks, some scholarship on children’s literature, and a few anthologies.