Table of Contents: “The Handmaid’s Tale: Teaching Dystopia, Feminism, and Resistance Across Disciplines and Borders,” edited by Karen A. Ritzenhoff and Janis Goldie

The Table of Contents from The Handmaid’s Tale:  Teaching Dystopia, Feminism, and Resistance Across Disciplines and Borders, edited by Karen A. Ritzenhoff and Janis Goldie, offers a glimpse into the wide range of themes and content covered in the TV show, “The Handmaid’s Tale” on Hulu.  These are some of the themes we will explore in the new webcast series, “If America Fails?  The Coming Tyranny,” launching on October 14th.

The Handmaid’s Tale:  Teaching Dystopia, Feminism, and Resistance Across Disciplines and Borders, edited by Karen A. Ritzenhoff and Janis Goldie

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: The Handmaid’s Tale as a Teaching Tool for Engaging Students in Colonial American History and Puritanism

Chapter 2: Translation and Adaptation Matters: About the Differences Between a Story Called The Handmaid’s Tale or The Slave-girl’s Tale?

Chapter 3: Jezebel’s: Sex and Marriage in Early Christian Theology

Chapter 4: Literary Narration, Complicity, and Political Dystopia in Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale

Chapter 5: “You don’t know what we had to go through:” Feminist Generations in The Handmaid’s Tale

Chapter 6: “Don’t Let the Bastards Grind you Down”—Again: Returning to The Handmaid’s Tale

Chapter 7: Consent, Power, and Sexual Assault in The Handmaid’s Tale: Handmaids, Sexual Slavery and Victim Blaming

Chapter 8: Advancing Student Understanding of Rape Culture: The Handmaid’s Tale as a Tool in the Primary Prevention of Sexual Assault on College Campuses

Chapter 9: Fertility and Fetal Containers: Science, Religion, and The Handmaid’s Tale

Chapter 10: “I’m Ravenous for News”: Using The Handmaid’s Tale to Explore the Role of Journalism

Chapter 11: Women’s Health in The Handmaid’s Tale and the Marginalization of Women

Chapter 12: Resist!: Racism and Sexism in The Handmaid’s Tale

Chapter 13: Erasing Race in The Handmaid’s Tale

Chapter 14: Women, Complicity and The Handmaid’s Tale

Chapter 15: “Discards, All of Us”: Representations of Age in The Handmaid’s Tale

Chapter 16: No Light Without Shadow: The Question of Realism in Volker Schlöndorff’s The Handmaid’s Tale and Hulu’s TV Series

Chapter 17: Shifting Perspectives and Re-accentuation: Adapting The Handmaid’s Tale as Film in 1990 and as a Hulu TV Series in 2017/2018

Chapter 18: The Handmaid’s Tale: The Optics of Dystopia

Chapter 19: Offred’s Journey Through Gilead: Subverting Oppositional Discourse Through First Person Performed Narrative

Chapter 20: The Artist and Her Art: An Examination of Elisabeth Moss as Peggy Olson and June Osborne through a Feminist Lens

Chapter 21: ‘The Magical Land of the North’: Anti-Americanism and Canadian Identity within The Handmaid’s Tale

Chapter 22: Suffering Motherhood and Woman’s Empowerment: Comparing Metropolis (1927) and The Handmaid’s Tale (2017)

Chapter 23: ‘Topia’ Extended: “Historical” Judgment of The Handmaid’s Tale

#KarenARitzenhoff #JanisGoldie #TheHandmaidsTaleTeachingDystopiaFeminismandResistanceAcrossDisciplinesandBorders


Published by Loga Michelle Odom @Odomanian

Founder/Host, Reading Changes Lives; Senior Producer, OUR COMMON GROUND Media / TruthWorks Network / If America Fails?: The Coming Tyranny

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