The contemporary Austen classroom might appreciate cultural and racial diversity, examine popular culture’s distortions of the original texts, and consider multimodal ways of reading. This paper reflects on a course that “flipped” the research process in order to “find” Austen and her works in the popular culture and to evaluate our understanding in the twenty-first century. Students discovered the commodification and distortion of “Jane Austen” and conducted research for creative projects to learn more about the social, cultural, and historical contexts of the written texts.
Hall, Lynda A. “Flipping the Jane Austen Classroom.” Texas Studies in Literature and Language, vol. 61, no. 4, Dec. 2019, pp. 416–33. https://doi.org/10.7560/TSLL61406.
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